6 July 2004
Francesco Guardi (Venice 1712-1793)
The Bacino with S. Giorgio Maggiore and S. Maria della Salute, Venice
inscribed 'A' to 'J'
black chalk, pen and brown ink, brown wash, minor tears made up
18 5/8 x 31 5/8 in. (472 x 805 mm.)
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Paris, Galerie Charpentier, Paysages d'Italie, 1947, no. 42 (as a pair with the previous lot).
This drawing is by Francesco Guardi and was drawn in connection with the picture at Waddesdon. The lot comprises only the view of The Bacino with S. Giorgio Maggiore and S. Maria della Salute.
Please note that the new estimate for this lot is £60,000-80,000.
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