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59

Francesco Guardi

The Return of the Bucintoro from S. Nicolò di Lido

Estimate:

600,000

to
- 800,000 USD

Francesco Guardi

Francesco Guardi

The Return of the Bucintoro from S. Nicolò di Lido

The Return of the Bucintoro from S. Nicolò di Lido

Estimate:

600,000

to
- 800,000 USD

Lot sold:

1,230,000

USD

Francesco Guardi

Venice 1712 - 1793

The Return of the Bucintoro from S. Nicolò di Lido


Pen and brown ink and wash, over black chalk;

bears numbering in pen and ink;

bears old inscription in pen and brown ink, verso: Guardi’s Views of Venice L…

420 by 700 mm; 16 ½ by 27 ⅝ in

Sigismond Bardac (1856 - 1919), Paris,
his sale, Paris, Galerie Georges Petit, 10 May 1920, lot 6 (reproduced);
purchased at the sale by an ancestor of the present owner
J. Byam Shaw, ‘Unpublished Guardi Drawings’, The Art Quarterly, XVII, no. 2, (Summer) 1954, p. 165A; 
A. Morassi, Guardi: I Dipinti, Venice 1973, p. 363, under cat. 284;
A. Morassi, Guardi: I Disegni, Venice 1975, pp. 128-129, cat. 290, reproduced fig. 292
Paris, Musée de l’Orangerie, Venise au dix-huitième siècle, 1971, p. 87, no. 97 (entry by R. Bacou);
Venice, Isola di San Giorgio, Fondazione Giorgio Cini, Francesco Guardi, Vedute Capricci Feste, 1993, p. 58, cat. 8, reproduced p. 59, p. 56 under cat. 7 (entry by A. Bettagno)