Canaletto

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Canaletto
1697-1768
Capriccio with a Round Tower and Ruins by the Lagoon
Pen and brown ink, with gray wash, over black chalk, on paper; double-ruled border in pen and brown ink.
10 15/16 x 16 7/8 inches (277 x 430 mm)
Purchased on the Sunny Crawford von Bülow Fund 1978.
1983.76
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Signed(?) by the artist at lower left, in pen and brown ink, "Antonio Canal del".
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Marquis of Lansdowne; his sale, London, Sotheby's, 25 March, 1920, lot 14, repr. (to Ellis & Smith for £200); private collection, France; private collection, Washington, D.C.; acquired from E.V. Thaw and Co., New York.
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Watermark: letter IV (cf. Churchill 425).

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