Works on Paper
Veduta di S. Giorgio MaggioreWatercolor and gouache on paper
6 1/8 x 9 1/2 in. (sheet), 11 1/2 x 14 in. (frame).
Private Collection, New York
Le Trianon Fine Art & Antiques, Sheffield Ma.
See Artist Bio below.
Giacomo Guardi was born in Venice in 1764, and was the son of Francesco, and grandson of Domenico Guardi (1678 – 1716), who founded the family workshop of veduta painting in Venice, the golden age of Vedutismo being the art of painting Italian views of cities, towns, and villages, popular in the eighteenth century.