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Adrien Fauchier-Magnan, Paris.
Anonymous sale; Paris, Palais Galliera, 16 June 1966, lot 1, and again 16 March 1967, lot 6.
with Colnaghi, London.
John R. Gaines, Kentucky; Sotheby’s, New York, 17 November 1986, lot 24, where acquired by the present owner.
M. Goering, Francesco Guardi, Vienna, 1944, pp. 32, 79, no. 41, ill.
J. Byam Shaw, The drawings of Francesco Guardi, London, 1951, p. 77, under no. 70.
A. Morassi, Guardi, Venice, 1973, p. 495, under no. 1000.
A. Morassi, Guardi: Tutti I disegni, Venice, 1975, p. 157, no. 437, fig. 440.
A Morassi, Guardi. I disegni, Venice, 1984, p. 157, no. 437, fig. 440.
I. Artemieva, in Francesco Guardi 1712-1793, exhib. cat., Venice, Museo Correr, 2012-13, p. 173, under no. 50.
London, Colnaghi, Old Master Drawings, June 1967, no. 64.