London, South Kensington
9 July 2004
Follower of Francesco Guardi
A Venetian courtyard with elegant company under a colonnade
oil on canvas
15 1/8 x 12½ in. (38.4 x 31.9 cm.)
Anonymous sale [A. G. Miglietta]; Christie's, London, 10 May 1935, lot 55.
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The composition derives from a picture by Francesco Guardi with different figures, formerly with Knoedler, New York (A. Morassi, Guardi. I dipinti, Venezia, 1984, I, pp. 457-8, no. 794 and II, fig. 723).
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