About This Artwork

Italian, 1697-1768

Landscape with the Pilgrim at Prayer, from Vedute, 1735/44

Etching in black on ivory laid paper
139 x 207 mm (image); 142 x 209 mm (plate); 169 x 239 mm (sheet)

The Joseph Brooks Fair Collection, 1955.1014

The most distinguished Italian vista painter of the eighteenth century, Canaletto gave up painting in the early 1740s, focusing entirely on drawing and etching.

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