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Inscription

by later hand, lower left in pen and brown ink: 30 / 6 / 18

Provenance

J.D. Gocking; (sale, London, Christie's, 27 November 1973, no. 350); Katrin Bellinger, Munich, by 1990; purchased 1994 by David Thomson, Toronto; by exchange to William B. O'Neal, Charlottesville, VA, 1994; gift to NGA, 1995.

Exhibition History
1990
Master Drawings 1500-1900, Harari & Johns, London, 1990, no. 20.
1994
The Glory of Venice: Art in the Eighteenth Century, Royal Academy of Arts, London; National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1994-1995, no. 197.
2014
The Poetry of Light - La poesia della luce: Venetian Drawings from the National Gallery of Art, Museo Correr, Venice, Venice, 2014 - 2015, no. 56.
Bibliography
1975
Morassi, Antonio. Tutti i disegni di Antonio, Francesco e Giacomo Guardi. Venice, 1975: 31, 90.
1987
Guardi: Metamorfosi dell'immagine. Exh. cat. Castello di Gorizia, Venice, 1987: 171.
1994
The Glory of Venice. Exh. cat. Royal Academy of Arts, London; National Gallery of Art, Washington; Museo del Settecento Veneziano - Ca'Rezzonico, Venice; Gallerie dell'Accademia, Venice, 1994-1995: 300, 453-454.