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San Giorgio Maggiore

A work made of etching and engraving on paper.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of etching and engraving on paper.




Giovanni Battista Brustolini
Italian, 1712-1796

About this artwork

Giambattista Brustolon was a printmaker from Belluno, Italy, who used a combination of etching and engraving in his reproductive prints. Employed by the best Venetian publishers, he was well known for his works after Canaletto: views of Venice, published in 1763, and scenes of ceremonies and festivals, published around 1770.


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Giovanni Battista Brustolini


San Giorgio Maggiore


Italy (Artist's nationality:)

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Artist's working dates 1732–1796


Etching and engraving on paper


Image: 29 × 44.2 cm (11 7/16 × 17 7/16 in.); Plate: 33.3 × 45.8 cm (13 1/8 × 18 1/16 in.); Sheet: 39.8 × 52 cm (15 11/16 × 20 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of David Tunick in honor of Harold Joachim

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