View 1 of Lot 176. Architectural capriccio with ruins and the Colosseum.
View 1 of Lot 176. Architectural capriccio with ruins and the Colosseum.
176

Studio of Giovanni Antonio Canal

Architectural capriccio with ruins and the Colosseum

Estimate:

30,000 - 50,000 GBP

The Property of a Lady

Studio of Giovanni Antonio Canal

Studio of Giovanni Antonio Canal

Architectural capriccio with ruins and the Colosseum

Architectural capriccio with ruins and the Colosseum

Estimate:

30,000 - 50,000 GBP

Lot sold:

44,100

GBP

The Property of a Lady

Studio of Giovanni Antonio Canal

Piacenza 1691- 1765 Rome

Architectural capriccio with ruins and the Colosseum


oil on canvas, unframed

unframed: 70.2 x 105 cm.; 27 5/8 x 41 3/8 in.

With Colnaghi, London, 1936 or 1938 (as Bellotto);
J.M. Lawton, Esq.;
By whom sold, London, Sotheby's, 23 March 1955, lot 93 (as Antonio Canale, called Canaletto), for £2,000 to Patch;
Anonymous sale ('The Property of a Gentleman'), London, Sotheby's, 25 June 1969, lot 29 (as A. Canaletto), for £4,000 to Bari;
Acquired by the father of the present owner, and thence by descent.
W.G. Constable, Canaletto. Giovanni Antonio Canal 1697-1768, Oxford 1962 (rev. ed. Oxford 1989), vol. II, p. 458, cat. no. 496(n), and pp. 459-60, cat. no. 498 (as Studio of Canaletto);
M. Levey, The 17th and 18th century Italian Schools. National Gallery catalogues, London 1971, pp. 13-14, note 11 (as early Bellotto);
S. Kozakiewicz, Bernardo Bellotto, London 1972, vol. II, pp. 494 and 497, cat. no. Z429, reproduced p. 495 (as not by Bellotto).