Loan Object
Artist: Francesco Guardi, Italian, Venice, 1712–1793

View of the Grand Canal from the Ponte di Rialto

after 1775

Oil on canvas

unframed: 84.2 x 128 cm (33 1/8 x 50 3/8 in.) framed: 92.71 x 137.16 cm (36 1/2 x 54 in.)
Lent by The Barker Welfare Foundation, in memory of Catherine Barker and Charles V. Hickox, B.A. 1911
ILE1991.8.1
Culture: 
Italian, Venetian
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Paintings
Status: 
On view
Provenance: 

Lady M. Charteris Collection, London; J. H. Harding Collection, New York; Knoedler Gallery, New York; Hickox Collection, New York.

Bibliography: 

Legion of Honor Museum, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, Exhibition of Venetian Painting, From the Fifteenth Century through the Eighteenth Century, exh. cat. (San Francisco: Legion of Honor Museum, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, 1938), no. 29, fig. pl. 29.

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