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The Portico with the Lantern (Il Portico con Lanterna) from Vedute, ca. 1740; Etching, second state of three (before the letters in lower left corner) (unframed); Signed in plate; 11 3/4" x 15" (plate); Catalogue Raisonne: De Vesme 450.10; Bromberg 1993, 83.10.ii; Literature: Alexandre de Vesme Le peintre-graveur Italien. Milan, 1906, cat. no. 10, p. 450.; Dario Succi, Dario Succi, Ca' Pesaro, Galleria Internazionale d'Arte Moderna Canaletto & Visentini, Venezia & Londra. Edizioni Bertoncello - E. Tedeschi, [Venice], 1986, cat. no. 34.ii, p. 211, ill.; Ruth Bromberg Canaletto's etchings Revised and enlarged edition of the catalogue raisonné. Alan Wofsy Fine Arts, San Francisco, 1993, cat. no. 10.ii, ill.; The Glory of Venice. Art in the Eighteenth Century. Exh. cat., Washington, National Gallery of Art; London, Royal Academy. edited by Jane Martineau, Edited by Andrew Robison, London, 1994, cat. no. 142.

Estimate: $6,000 - $8,000

Condition Report

Wide margins and inky plate edges. Mold at all four corners of sheet in margins and three repaired tears along edges not extending into image. Two unrepaired tears in lower margin (not extending into image), one at previous fold through center of sheet.