AFTER CANALETTO
(italian 1697–1768)
"RIVA DEGLI SCHIAVONI"
Oil on canvas
30 1/2 x 50 in. (77.5 x 127cm)
provenance:
Collection of Lady Grant, Lowndes Square, London, United Kingdom.
Knoedler & Co., New York, New York.
Acquired from the above by 1958.
Collection of Harold Talbot, New York, New York.
Acquired from the above on July 16, 1958 (as "attributed to Bernardo Bellotto").
Property from the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Sold to Benefit Future Acquisitions.
EXHIBITED
"Painters of the Renaissance," Artmobile, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, Virginia, 1958-1961.
Lynchburg Fine Arts Center, Lynchburg, Virginia, September 23-October 15, 1962.
"Realities," Artmobile, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, Virginia, September 1981-May 1982; and September 1982-June 1985.
LITERATURE:
European Art in the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, 1966., no. 31, p. 23 (illustrated).
W.G. Constable, Canaletto, Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1962, vol. II, no. 122, p. 234 (illustrated).
NOTE:
The present work follows the composition of the 1736 painting by Canaletto, now in Sir John Soane's Museum in London. The original oil is 50 x 80 inches.

Estimate $8,000-12,000

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