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Identification and Creation

Object Number
Francesco Guardi, Italian (Venice, Italy 1712 - 1793 Venice, Italy)
View of the Giudecca with the Redentore at the Left; verso: Sketches of Venetian Houses
Work Type
c. 1780-1785
Creation Place: Europe, Italy, Veneto, Venice
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Physical Descriptions

Brown ink and brown wash over black chalk on off-white antique laid paper; verso: red chalk
9.7 × 31.3 cm (3 13/16 × 12 5/16 in.)


Recorded Ownership History
Langton Douglas; to Paul J. Sachs, bequest; to Fogg Art Museum, 1965

Acquisition and Rights

Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Meta and Paul J. Sachs
Accession Year
Object Number
European and American Art

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Publication History

  • Arthur McComb, Exhibition of Italian Painting of the Sei- and Settecento, exh. cat., Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art / Morgan Memorial (Hartford, CT, 1930), no. 26
  • Francesco Guardi, exh. cat., Springfield Museum of Fine Arts (Springfield, MA, 1937), no. 34, repr.
  • Agnes Mongan and Paul J. Sachs, Drawings in the Fogg Museum of Art, Harvard University Press (Cambridge, 1940), vol. 1, cat. no. 322, p. 163; vol. 2, repr. fig. 160 (recto)
  • James Byam Shaw, The Drawings of Francesco Guardi, Faber & Faber (London) (London, England, 1951), pp. 63-64
  • The Guardi Family, exh. cat., Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (Houston, TX, 1958), no. 30
  • Agnes Mongan, Memorial Exhibition: Works of Art from the Collection of Paul J. Sachs [1878-1965]: given and bequeathed to the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, exh. cat., Harvard University (Cambridge, MA, 1965), cat. no. 39, repr.
  • Terisio Pignatti, Disegni dei Guardi (Florence, Italy, 1967), pl. LXI
  • European Drawings from the National Gallery of Canada, exh. cat., P. & D. Colnaghi & Co. Ltd. (London, England, 1969), under no. 13
  • Antonio Morassi, Guardi: tutti i disegni di Antonio, Francesco e Giacomo Guardi, Alfieri (Venice, Italy, 1975), no. 401, fig. 402
  • James Byam Shaw and George Knox, The Robert Lehman Collection, vol. VI: Italian Eighteenth Century Drawings, The Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, NY, 1987), under no. 29
  • Agnes Mongan, Konrad Oberhuber, and Jonathan Bober, The Famous Italian Drawings at the Fogg Art Museum in Cambridge, Silvana Editoriale (Milan, Italy, 1988), p. 69, fig. 51

Exhibition History

  • Italian Painting of the Sei and Settecento, Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, 01/22/1930 - 02/05/1930
  • Francesco Guardi, Museum of Fine Arts, Springfield, Springfield, 02/20/1937 - 03/21/1937
  • Drawings from the Fogg Museum of Art, Harvard University (Collected by Paul J. Sachs), Century Club, New York, 05/12/1947 - 09/25/1947
  • The Guardi Family, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Houston, 01/13/1958 - 02/16/1958
  • Memorial Exhibition: Works of Art from the Collection of Paul J. Sachs [1878-1965] Given and Bequeathed to the Fogg Art Museum Harvard University Cambridge, Massachusetts, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 11/15/1965 - 01/15/1966; The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 12/19/1966 - 02/26/1967

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