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An 18th Century Venetian collector's inscription 'Guardi' and framing lines.
Probably William George Tyssen Daniel, afterwards Tyssen-Amhurst (1801-1855), High Sheriff of Norfolk, to his son
William Amhurst Tyssen Amherst, 1st Baron Amherst of Hackney (1835-1909).
Mrs. Francesco Rylands; Sotheby's, London, 26 June 1957, lot 11.
FROM THE COLLECTION OF THE LATE ERIC KORNER
R. Watson, 'Guardi and the visit of Pius VI to Venice in 1782', National Gallery of Art, Washington, Report and Studies in the History of Art II, 1967, fig. 9.
A. Morassi, Guardi, I Disegni, Venice, 1973 (reprinted 1984), no. 275, fig. 277.
F. Rusk Shapley, Paintings from the Samuel H. Kress Collection, Italian Schools: XVI-XVII Century, Washington, 1973, p. 174, under note 8.
F. Rusk Shapley, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Catalogue of the Italian Paintings, Washington, 1979, I, p. 239, under note 7.
D. Degrazia and E. Garberson, Italian Paintings of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries, Washington, 1996, p. 130, note 19.
Venice, Fondazione Cini, Canaletto e Guardi, 1962, no. 94.
Venice, Fondazione Cini, Francesco Guardi: Vedute, Capricci, Feste, 1993, no. 20.