"Rialto, Venezia" by Francesco Lazzaro Guardi

"Rialto, Venezia" by Francesco Lazzaro Guardi


Oil on panel, signed

10.25" x 9.25" including the frame.

Works in many major museum collections.

Francesco Guardi, one of the outstanding Venetian landscape painters of the Rococo period.

Francesco and his brother Nicolò (1715-86) were trained under their elder brother, Giovanni Antonio Guardi. Their sister Cecilia married Giovanni Battista Tiepolo. By 1731 the brothers are recorded as collaborating in a bottega, half-studio and half-shop.