Alfred Beit (1853-1906), 26 Park Lane, London, by 1904, and by inheritance to his brother,
Sir Otto Beit, 1st Bt. (1865-1930), and by descent to his brother,
Sir Alfred Lane Beit, 2nd Bt. (1903-1994), Russborough, Co. Wicklow, Ireland.
Property from the Alfred Beit Foundation (Lots ***)
G.A. Simonson, Francesco Guardi: 1712-1793, London, 1904, p. 89, no. 87.
W. von Bode, The Art Collection of Mr. Alfred Beit at his Residence 26 Park Lane, London, Berlin, 1904, pp. 27 and 51.
W. von Bode, Catalogue of the collection of pictures and bronzes in the possession of Mr. Otto Beit, London, 1913, pp. 35 and 96, no. 121.
F.J.B. Watson, ‘The Collections of Sir Alfred Beit: 1’, The Connoisseur, CXLV, April 1960, pp. 161and 163, fig. 8.
A. Morassi, Guardi, I dipinti, Venice, 1975, I, p. 373, no. 331; II, fig. 359.