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Canaletto
The Porta Portello, Padua

K2175
2268
Italian
c. 1741/1742
oil on canvas
Painting
62 x 109 cm (24 7/16 x 42 15/16 in)
L.T.N. Gould, Suffolk; sold 1943 to (P & D Colnaghi & Co., London); sold later that year to Francis F. Madan, London, as by Bellotto; [1] (his sale, Christie, Manson & Woods, London, 15 July 1955, no. 88, as by Canaletto); purchased by H. Cevat; [2] (David M. Koetser Gallery, New York, London, and Zurich); purchased 1957 by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York; gift 1961 to NGA.

[1] See letter dated 8 May 1990 from Nadia E. Awad of the Getty Provenance Index, in NGA curatorial files.
[2] Christie's annotated sale catalogue lists the purchaser as "H. Cevat."
1961.9.53
2175
1605
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