Canaletto

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Canaletto
1697-1768
Architectural Capriccio. Verso: architectural details
Pen and brown ink, with gray wash, over graphite and traces of black chalk, on laid paper; verso: faint sketches of architectural details in black chalk.
11 1/4 x 8 1/16 inches (286 x 204 mm)
Purchased with the special assistance of the Fellows Fund.
1973.48

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Inscribed on verso in pen and brown ink at lower left, presumably in the hand of John MacGowan, "Canaletti / presented [to] me by J. Hayes".
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J. Hayes; John MacGowan, Edinburgh (Lugt 1496); Count Antoine Seilern, London (no mark; see under Lugt S. 924b); Koetser, New York; F.A. Stern, New York; János Scholz, New York (see Lugt S. 2933b).
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