The Island of Anconetta, Venice

The Island of Anconetta, Venice
The Island of Anconetta, Venice
The Island of Anconetta, Venice
Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge
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Studio of Wilson
The Island of Anconetta, Venice
c.1752 (undated)
Black and white chalk on blue paper, laid down on card
Metric: 247 x 451 mm
Imperial: 9 3/4 x 17 3/4 in.
Accession Number
Wilson Online Reference
On a low island in the left foreground is a church, with a procession entering it and other buildings, with cypresses to the left and a stone pine behind it to the right. In the lower right corner is a small boat with two men in it, the one on the right poling. The far distance at the right appears to be empty apart from a squat tower. Clouds can be seen in the sky to the left.
Col. C.F. Greville, sold 1810; William Esdaile; F.R. Meatyard, London; bt Thomas Walter Bacon, 1915; given by T.W. Bacon, 1950
Unsigned; no inscription
Verso inscriptions
[1] Upper centre printed: Bacon Collection / Given by / T.W. Bacon 1950
[2] Upper centre, ink: P.D.117-1950
[1] Centre verso, black ink: Island of L'Anconetta / Usually called the mouth of the Brenta / the painting for which this is the original idea (?) / was in the possession of W. Earle Esqre. in 1837 / and was sold at his sale in Liverpool in / April of the same year
Related Drawings
D19 A Sandalo, Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford
Related Prints
E19 Roberts after Wilson, L'Anconetta, an Island near Venice, The British Museum
E72/25 Hastings after Wilson, Untitled (The Island of Anconetta, Venice), The British Museum
Related Paintings
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
P149 L'Anconetta with Venice beyond, Private Collection, England
Related Works by Other Artists
Francesco Guardi The Island of Anconetta, Venice, Fitzwilliam Museum (184)
Previous Cat/Ref Nos
184; b0435