Antonio Guardi

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Antonio Guardi
1699-1760
St. Margaret
Red chalk on laid paper.
7 1/8 x 4 7/16 inches (181 x 113 mm)
Gift of János Scholz.
1987.71
Inscription: 

Inscribed at lower right, in pen and black ink, "guido"; on verso, in blue ink, "A[illeg.]"; numbered on verso, in graphite, "i6i6/N2".

Provenance: 
Dr. Alfred Stix, Vienna (Lugt S. 2317a); Anton Schmid, Vienna (Lugt S. 2330b); János Scholz, New York (see Lugt S. 2933b).
Bibliography: 

Muraro, Michelangelo. Venetian Drawings from the Collection János Scholz. Venice : N. Pozza, 1957, no. 91, repr.

Notes: 

For discussion of this drawing, see William Barcham, "The Issue of Copies: Three Drawings by Giannantonio Guardi in New York," Artibus et Historiae 83/XLII (2021).

Associated names: 

Stix, Alfred, b. 1882, former owner.
Schmid, Anton, former owner.
Scholz, János, former owner.

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