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Venice, the Grand Canal at Night
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Venice, the Grand Canal at Night


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Description Perry, a Boston painter, trained abroad in Düsseldorf and Paris. He resided in Rome between 1856 and 1858 and served as the U.S. Consul in Venice from 1862 to 1866. Looking across the Grand Canal one sees the cupola of the church of Santa Maria della Salute.
Exhibitions
  • Italian Vistas: Selections from the Permanent Collection. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1992-1993.
  • American Artists Abroad: Works from the Permanent Collection . The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2014.
Provenance William T. Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1894, by inheritance; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] Lower left: E.W. Perry; [Date] Lower left, cut off but appears to be '58 or '59
Credit Acquired by William T. Walters

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Period
1858 or 1859
Medium
pencil on paper
(Painting & Drawing)
Accession Number
37.1571
Measurements
H: 4 3/8 × W: 6 3/8 in. (11.1 × 16.2 cm); Mat Size H: 14 1/4 × W: 19 1/4 in. (36.2 × 48.9 cm)
Geography
  • Italy, Venice (Place Depicted)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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