London, South Kensington
27 October 1999
Follower of Giovanni Antonio Canal, il Canaletto
The Grand Canal, Venice, looking South-West, from the Chiesa degli Scalzi towards the Fondamenta della Croce, with San Simeone Piccolo
oil on paper laid down on canvas
15.7/8 x 24.1/8 in. (40.3 x 61.2 cm.)
Anon. Sale [The Property of a Baronet], Christie's, London, 18 February 1860, lot 156 as 'Guardi' (5 gns. to Farren).
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Based on the print by Visentini after the picture by Canaletto in a private collection (see catalogue for the exhibition Canaletto and Visentini. Venezia e Londra, Venice, 18 October 1986 - 6 January 1987, p.232, pl. 15).
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