25 May 1999
Francesco Guardi (1712-1793)
The Church of San Cristoforo di Murano, Venice
oil on panel
7 x 12in. (19 x 30.5cm.)
Mrs. Arthur Byne, Madrid.
Mr. Leonard Thomas, attach of the American Embassy in Madrid, 1911. with James St. L. O'Toole, New York, from whom purchased by
Dr. F. Altmann, New York, Feb. 1, 1946, and bequeathed by his widow, Wilhelmina Altmann to the present owner in 1972.
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A. Morassi, Guardi, 1973, I, p. 430, no. 649.
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