Prints and Drawings
Artist: Michele Marieschi, Italian, 1710–1743

Magnificentiores Selectioresque Urbis Venetiarum Prospectus

1741

Etchings with engraving

Album: 48.3 x 36.5 x 2.5 cm (19 x 14 3/8 x 1 in.)
Everett V. Meeks, B.A. 1901, Fund
2012.52.1.1-.22
Culture: 
Italian
Period: 
17th century
Classification: 
Works on Paper - Prints
Status: 
By appointment
Provenance: 

The album has an eighteenth-century English rococo engraved ex-libris of George Colebrooke of Middlesex, Esq. (possibly Sir George Colebrooke, 2nd Baronet, 1729-1809); and the ex-libris of Joseph Aslan Cattaui Pasha, Egyptian senator and bibliophile, whose celebrated library was sold at auction in Cairo in December 1950.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2012.pdf (accessed December 21, 2012).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.