15 April 2008
Giacomo Guardi Venice 1764-1835
Reception by the Doge of the Ambassadors in the Sala del Collegio
oil on canvas, unframed
17 1/8 x 21 1/8 in. 43.5 x 53.6 cm.
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This present lot is inspired by Francesco Guardi's painting of this subject in the Louvre, Paris (see A. Morassi, Guardi, i dipinti, Venice, 1984, p. 356, no. 253; fig. 281).
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