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 Carlevariis, Luca (Italian painter and printmaker, 1663-1729) , Study of Gondolas and Figures

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Title Study of Gondolas and Figures
Collection Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery
Artist Carlevariis, Luca (Italian painter and printmaker, 1663-1729)
Date Earliest about 1700
Date Latest about 1710
Description Carlevaris was in habit of making small-scale oil sketches, largely from life, for larger compositions to be executed in the studio.
Current Accession Number 1948P50
Former Accession Number P.5048
Subject everyday life (Venetian gondoliers)
Measurements 190.0 x 381 cm.0 cm (estimate)
Material oil on canvas
Acquisition Details Given by the Friends of Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery 1948.
Provenance Milner Gaskell; P. & D. Colnaghi Co. Ltd. 1948.
Principal Exhibitions Eighteenth Century Venice, Whitechapel Art Gallery and Birmingham Art Gallery, 1951, cat. no. 24; Old Master Drawings, Colnaghi & Co., April - May, 1948, cat. no. 4; Pictures from the Birmingham Art Gallery, Agnew's Galleries, London, 1957, cat. no. 10; Venetian Baroque and Rococo Painting, Ferens Art Gallery, Kingston upon Hull, 1967, cat. no. 14; Primitives to Picasso, Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1962, cat. no. 79; Venice through Canaletto's Eyes, National Gallery, London, 1998, (no cat. no.) p. 32, fig. 30
Publications Pope-Hennessy, J., Burlington Magazine, vol. 73, 1938, p. 126; Mauroner, F., Luca Carlevaris, 1945, pp. 32 - 34; Watson, F.J.B., Arte Veneta, 1950, p. 133, ill; Levey, M., Painting in XVIII Century Venice, 1959, p. 79, fig. 32, ill. front cover; Foreign Paintings in Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, A Summary Catalogue, 1983, no. 24, ill.
Notes Old Colnaghi label on back. Reference to having been bought in Ireland.
Rights Owner Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery
Author Dr Patricia Smyth



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