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".
Provenance: 
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).
Bibliography: 

Stampfle, Felice, and Jacob Bean. Drawings from New York collections. III: The eighteenth century in Italy. New York : Metropolitan Museum of Art : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1971, no. 161, repr.
Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Seventeenth Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1972-1974. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1976, p. 157.
Scholz, Janos. Italian Master Drawings, 1350-1800, from the János Scholz Collection. New York : Dover, 1976, no. 142, repr.
From Leonardo to Pollock: Master drawings from the Morgan Library. New York: Morgan Library, 2006, cat. no. 25, p. 56-57.
100 Master drawings from the Morgan Library & Museum. München : Hirmer, 2008, no. 2, repr. [Rhode Eitel-Porter]

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