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L'Anconetta, an Island near Venice
The Trustees of the British Museum
John Roberts after Wilson
L'Anconetta, an Island near Venice
Published 1 January 1767
Etching and engraving
210 x 325 mm
8 1/4 x 12 3/4 in.
A view over water with a procession entering a chapel on the island in the centre. A man and a woman in a gondola appear beyond the bank in the left foreground. A barge navigates rough water on the right and a tower, city and mountains are seen in the distance.
Donated by William Hookham Carpenter (1792-1866), Keeper of Prints and Drawings, 1852
Lettered below the image with title, production detail: 'Richd. Wilson pinxt', 'J. Roberts Sculpt' and publication line: 'Published according to Act of Parliament January 1st. 1767.' | 'Price 1s'
L'Anconetta is a little island close to Marghera near Mestre with a small church called Sta Maria dell'Anconetta
D19 A Sandalo, Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford
D193 Studio of Wilson, The Island of Anconetta, Venice, Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge
P113 L'Anconetta with Venice beyond, Private Collection, USA
P113B Studio of Wilson, View of L'Anconetta, near Venice, Private Collection
NWP113D Ascribed to Wilson, 'L'Anconetta near Venice, a Sketch, Private Collection, England
Booth Notes Doc. 7