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An image of Performance for the Grand Duke of Russia by Antonio Baratti, after Giovanni Battista Canal Belluno
Alternate image of Performance for the Grand Duke of Russia by Antonio Baratti, after Giovanni Battista Canal Belluno

Antonio Baratti

(Italy 07 Jan 1724 – 28 Jul 1787)

after Giovanni Battista Canal Belluno

(Italy 1745 – 1825)

Title
Performance for the Grand Duke of Russia
Year
1782
Media category
Print
Materials used
engraving
Dimensions

50.2 x 62.5 cm platemark; 51.0 x 63.8 cm sheet (irreg.)

Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Credit
Gift of Margaret Delmer 1985
Accession number
258.1985
Location
Not on display
Further information

Baratti was a prolific engraver based in Venice. The print is one of four famous sheets illustrating the celebrations held in Venice in 1782 to honour the visit of the Grand Duke Paul and Grand Duchess Maria Feodorovna of Russia.

Bibliography (1)

Peter Raissis, Mantegna to Piranesi - Italian old master prints from the collection of the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 1998, 8. no catalogue numbers

Exhibition history (1)

Mantegna to Piranesi - Italian Old Master Prints from the Collection of the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 27 Jun 1998–20 Sep 1998