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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1943.113
People
Francesco Guardi, Italian (Venice, Italy 1712 - 1793 Venice, Italy)
Title
The Fondamenta della Zattere, Venice
Other Titles
Former Title: View of Venice
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
c. 1770-1780
Places
Creation Place: Europe, Italy, Veneto, Venice
Culture
Italian
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/230011
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
47 x 75.6 cm (18 1/2 x 29 3/4 in.)
frame: 59.1 x 90.5 x 2 cm (23 1/4 x 35 5/8 x 13/16 in.)
Provenance
Possibly private collection, England. [Koetser Gallery, New York and London, by April 1942] [1] sold; to Grenville L. Winthrop, New York, 1942, bequest; to Fogg Art Museum, 1943

Notes
[1] W. G. Constable saw painting at Koetser in April 1942. Koetser told him came from collection in England.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop
Accession Year
1943
Object Number
1943.113
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Paul Zucker, Styles in Painting: A Comparative Study, Dover Publications Inc. (New York, NY, 1963), p. 212, fig. 170

Burton B. Fredericksen and Federico Zeri, Census of Pre-Nineteenth-Century Italian Paintings in North American Public Collections, Harvard University Press (Cambridge, MA, 1972), p. 96

H. Travers Newton, "A Technical Comparison of Three Paintings by Francesco Guardi: Isola de Madonnetta, Canale della Giudecca con le Zattere, and Capricio: Landscape in Ruins" (thesis (certificate in conservation), Straus Center for Conservation and Technical Studies, 1979), Unpublished, pp. 1-22 passim

Kristin A. Mortimer and William G. Klingelhofer, Harvard University Art Museums: A Guide to the Collections, Harvard University Art Museums and Abbeville Press (Cambridge and New York, 1986), no. 183, p. 161, repr.

Edgar Peters Bowron, European Paintings Before 1900 in the Fogg Art Museum: A Summary Catalogue including Paintings in the Busch-Reisinger Museum, Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 1990), p. 62, color plate; pp. 111, 363, repr. b/w cat. no. 791

Exhibition History

Masterpieces of European Art, Busch-Reisinger Museum, Cambridge, 06/22/1985 - 09/15/1985

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