Francesco Guardi

Italian, 1712-1793

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Francesco Guardi

Italian, 1712-1793

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Born to a family of painters in Venice, Italy, Francesco Guardi was among the last painters of the …

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Born to a family of painters in Venice, Italy, Francesco Guardi was among the last painters of the Venetian School. Best known for his veduta paintings—highly detailed, large-scale depictions of Italian vistas—Guardi followed in the footsteps of his father and brother and, most notably, the 18th-century Venetian …

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Selected career achievements
High auction record
$43m, Christie's, 2011
Group show at a major institution
Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), and 1 more
Collected by a major institution
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., and 3 more
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