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The Island Of San Giorgio Maggiore, Venice, Viewed From The Bacino by 
																	Gaspar van Wittel

Gaspar van Wittel

( Dutch, 1653 - 1736 )

The Island Of San Giorgio Maggiore, Venice, Viewed From The Bacino

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Materials:

oil on canvas

Measurements:

16.73 in. (42.50 cm.) (height) by 29.09 in. (73.90 cm.) (width)

Markings:

dated '1701' (lower right, on the ship), inscribed with inventory number '0' (lower left)

Literature:

Inventario general de todos los trastos y vienes muebles pertenecientes a la Cassa del Exmo. Sr. Marques Duque de Medinazeli, mi señor, Ms. in the Archivo Ducal de Medinaceli, Seville, 1711. V. Lleo Canal, ‘The art collection of the ninth Duke of Medinaceli’, The Burlington Magazine, CXXXI, 1031, February 1989, pp. 109–10 and 115.

Provenance:

Commissioned by Don Luis Francisco de la Cerda Fernandez de Cordova Folch de Cardona y Aragon (1660–1711), 9th Duke of Medinaceli, and by descent to, Don Nicolas Maria Fernandez de Cordoba y Figueroa de la Cerda (1682–1739), 10th Duke of Medinaceli, listed in his palace in Priego, Cordoba, by 1711, and by descent to the present owners.

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