This would seem to be among the most popular of Venetian views, however only four other versions by Guardi are known, of which the view in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, is perhaps closest to the present drawing (A. Morassi, Guardi, I disegni, Venice, 1973 [reprinted 1984], no. 356, fig. 358). By contrast Morassi records 24 surviving pictures from a variety of angles (A. Morassi, Guardi, I dipinti, Venice, 1975 [reprinted 1984], nos. 472-496). The present drawing does not relate directly to any of these, although it comes closest to a canvas now in the Wallace Collection, London, from which it differs principally in the arrangement of boats (A. Morassi, op. cit.,, 1975, no. 481, fig. 486).