Giacomo Guardi

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Giacomo Guardi
1764-1835
Entrance to the Arsenal, Venice
Pen and brown ink, with gray wash, over black chalk, on paper.
11 x 16 9/16 inches (279 x 421 mm)
Gift of János Scholz.
1980.64
Provenance: 
Central Picture Gallery, New York; János Scholz, New York (no mark; see Lugt S. 2933b).
Bibliography: 

Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Nineteenth Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1978-1980. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1981, p. 197.
Scholz, Janos. Italian Master Drawings, 1350-1800, from the János Scholz Collection. New York : Dover, 1976, no. 148, repr.

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Watermark: none visible through lining.
Copy of Francesco Guardi's painting now in the Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna.

Associated names: 

Guardi, Francesco, 1712-1793, Copy after.
Scholz, János, former owner.

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