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    Sale 5311

    Old Master & British Pictures & Old Master Drawings

    5 December 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 333

    Circle of Francesco Guardi (Venice 1712-1793)

    Four views of Venice: The Isola di San Lazzaro degli Armeni; The Isola della Beata Vergine del Rosario; The Isola di San Servolo; and The Isola di San Giorgio in Alga

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Circle of Francesco Guardi (Venice 1712-1793)
    Four views of Venice: The Isola di San Lazzaro degli Armeni; The Isola della Beata Vergine del Rosario; The Isola di San Servolo; and The Isola di San Giorgio in Alga
    inscribed 'Isola di S Lazzaro.' (1), 'Isola della BV. del Rosario' (2), 'Isola di S Servolo.' (3) and 'Isola di S Giorgio in alga' (4)
    pen and brown ink, brown wash, four sheets on one mount
    2¼ x 2 1/8 in. (57 x 52 mm.) and smaller (4)


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    Provenance

    With P. Colnaghi Sen. by whom presented to
    Sir Hill Grove (perhaps Sir Tomkyns Hillgrove Turner, circa 1766-1843), according to an inscription on the verso (2).
    With Alister Matthews, Bournemouth, 1959.


    Saleroom Notice

    An attribution to Victor-Jean Nicolle has been suggested.