3 December 1997
The Master of the Langmatt Foundation Views (active c. 1740-c. 1770)
The Campo SS. Giovanni e Paolo, Venice, with the Rio dei Mendicanti, the Scuola di S. Marco, the Church of SS. Giovanni e Paolo and the Doge and Senate in Procession
oil on canvas
14¼ x 21¾in. (36.2 x 55.4cm.)
James Whatman, F.R.S., Vinters, Maidstone, Kent; (+) Christie's, 2 July 1887, lot 25, as 'Marieschi' (29gns. to Martin Colnaghi to the following)
Stephenson Clarke (1824-1891), and by descent.
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A larger version possibly by the same hand as the present picture, but with different figures and boats, was sold at Sotheby's, Monaco, 18 June 1992, lot 17.
For Stephenson Clarke see the note to lot 45.
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