Francesco Guardi
Italian, 1712-1793
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High auction record
$43m, Christie's, 2011
Collected by major museums
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields, J. Paul Getty Museum, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Selected exhibitions
2018
Robilant + Voena at TEFAF New York Fall 2018,
Robilant + Voena
2017
TEFAF Maastricht,
Robilant + Voena
2015
Of Heaven and Earth: 500 Years of Italian Painting from Glasgow,
American Federation of Arts

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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