The Return of the Bucintoro from S. Nicolò di Lido
Francesco Guardi

The Return of the Bucintoro from S. Nicolò di Lido

Live Auction: 27 January 2021 • New York

The Return of the Bucintoro from S. Nicolò di Lido
The Return of the Bucintoro from S. Nicolò di Lido
The Return of the Bucintoro from S. Nicolò di Lido
The Return of the Bucintoro from S. Nicolò di Lido
The Return of the Bucintoro from S. Nicolò di Lido
The Return of the Bucintoro from S. Nicolò di Lido
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Francesco Guardi

The Return of the Bucintoro from S. Nicolò di Lido

Estimate:

600,000 - 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 - 800,000 USD

Description

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

Provenance

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

Literature

J. Byam Shaw, ‘Unpublished Guardi Drawings’, The Art Quarterly, XVII, no. 2, (Summer) 1954, p. 165A; 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

Exhibited

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)