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Pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, over black chalk, on ivory laid paper
29.6 × 52.1 cm (11 11/16 × 20 9/16 in.)
Gift of Tiffany and Margaret Blake
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Gustavo Frizzoni, “Miscellanea: Notizie di Germania,” L’Arte 5 (1902), pp. 344-346.
George Simonson, “La Mascherata al Ridotto in Venezia di Francesco Guardi,” L’Arte 10 (1907), p. 244.
Hermann Voss, “Studien zur venezianischen Vedutenmalerei des 18 Jahrhunderts,” Repertorium für Kunstwissenschaft 47 (1926), p. 42 (ill.).
Ettore Modigliani, Ancora sull Ridotto di Giovanni Antonio Guardi al Museo Correr,” Dedalo 1 (1926-1927), p. 438.
James Byam Shaw, “Some Venetian Draughtsmen of the Eighteenth Century,” Old Master Drawings 7 (March 1933), pp. 47-48.
Victor Lasareff, “Francesco and Gianantonio Guardi,” The Burlington Magazine (August 1934), pp. 54, 57.
Art News XXXIX (November 16, 1940), p.10 (ill.).
Rodolfo Pallucchini, Die Zeichnungen Guardis im Museum Correr (1942), p. 15.
Rodolfo Pallucchini, Disegni del Guardi a Museo Correr di Venezia (Venice, 1943), p. 15.
Edoardo Arslan, “Per la Definizione dell’Arte di Francesco, Giannantonio e Niccolo Guardi,” Emporium 23 (December 1944), pp. 2-28.
Otto Benesch, Venetian Drawings of the Eighteenth Century in America (New York, 1947), no. 56 (ill.).
Hans Tietze, European Master Drawings in the United States (New York, 1947), pp. 190-191, no. 95 (ill.).
Rodolfo Pallucchini, “Disegni Veneziani del Settecento in America,” Arte Veneta (1948), p. 158.
James Byam Shaw, The Drawings of Francesco Guardi (London, 1951), pp. 43, 47.
Antonio Morassi, “Conclusion su Antonio e Francesco Guardi,” Emporium CXIV (November 1951), p. 202.
Vittorio Moschini, Francesco Guardi (Milan, 1952), pp. 9-10 (ill.).
Antonio Morassi, “A Signed Drawing by Antonio Guardi and the Problem of the Guardi Brothers,” The Burlington Magazine XCV (January-December 1953), pp. 263, 264.
“The Century of Mozart,” The Nelson Gallery and the Atkins Museum Bulletin I (January-March 1956), no. 142 (ill.).
Vittorio Moschini (1956), p. 9 (ill.).
Frederic Taubes, “Guardi and the Romantic Spirit,” American Artist 21 (December 1957), p. 39 (ill.).
Terisio Pignatti, “Un Disegno di Antonio Guardi Donato al Museo Correr,” Bollettino dei Musei Civici Veneziani (1957), p. 29, no. 5.
Rodolfo Pallucchini, “Note alla Mostra dei Guardi,” Arte Veneta 19 (1965), pp. 223-224.
Jean Cailleux, “Les Guardi et Pietro Longhi,” Problemi Guardeschi (Venice, 1966), p. 52.
Terisio Pignatti, Disegni dei Guardi (Florence, 1967), no. XVI (ill.).
Antonio Morassi, Guardi: Antonio e Francesco Guardi, (Venice, 1973), no. 233 (ill.).
Antonio Morassi, Guardi, I Disegni, (Venice, 1975), pp. 18 and 89-90, no. 56, fig. 50.
Alice Binion, Antonio and Francesco Guardi: Their Life and Milieu, With a Catalogue of their Figure Drawings (New York and London, 1976), no. 88 (ill.).
Harold Joachim and Suzanne Folds McCullagh, Italian Drawings in the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago and London, 1979, pp. 82-83, no. 128, pl. 134.
Harold Joachim, Italian Drawings of the 18th and 19th Centuries and Spanish Drawings of the 17th through 19th Centuries (Chicago, 1980), no. 1D2.
Dario Succi, Francesco Guardi: Itinerario dell’avventura artistica, (Cinisello Balsamo, 1993), pp. 225 and 226 (ill.).
The Art Institute of Chicago, “Drawings Old and New,” 1946, p. 18, cat. 29, pl. III.
Cambridge, Mass., Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, “Venice in the Eighteenth Century,” 1948, cat. 41.
Detroit Institute of Arts, “An Exhibition of Venice and the Eighteenth Century,” 1952, cat. 41.
Kansas City, Mo., The Nelson Gallery and the Atkins Museum, “The Century of Mozart,” January 15-March 4, 1956, cat. 142.
Wellesley, Mass., Jewett Art Center, Wellesley College, “Eighteenth Century Italian Drawings,” April 11-May 5, 1960, cat. 33; traveled to the Charles Slatkin Gallery, New York, May 9-23, 1960.
New York, Wildenstein and Company, “Master Drawings from The Art Isntitute of Chicago,” October 17-November 30, 1963, n.p., cat. 18.
Venice, Palazzo Grassi, “Mostra dei Guardi,” June 5-October 10, 1965, cat. 9.
The Art Institute of Chicago, “A Quarter Century of Collecting: Drawings Given to The Art Institute of Chicago 1944-1970 by Margaret Day Blake,” April 28-June 7, 1970, n.p., cat. 17 (ill.).
Washington D.C, International Exhibitions Foundation, “Venetian Drawings from American Collections,” 1974-1975, cat. 54; exhibited at the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C., September 1974, the Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, Tex., and the Toledo Museum of Art, April 1975.
The Art Institute of Chicago, “151 Italian Drawings from The Art Institute of Chicago,” 1979-1980, cat. 128, cat. by Harold Joachim and Suzanne Folds McCullagh; traveled to the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
The Art Institute of Chicago, “18th Century Venetian Drawings,” January 11-May 5, 1985.
Castello di Gorizia, “Guardi: Metamorfosi dell’immagine (Problemi critici per Antonio, Francesco e Giacomo),” June-September 1987, p. 169, cat. E5.
London, The Royal Academy of Arts, “Art in the Eighteenth Century: The Glory of Venice,” September 15-December 14, 1994, pp. 455-56, cat. 202; traveled to Washington, D.C., The National Gallery of Art, January 29-April 23, 1995
Gustavo Frizzoni [Simonson 1907]. Paul von Schwabach (died 1938), Berlin, by 1926 [Voss 1926.]. Sold by Durlacher Brothers, New York, to the Art Institute, 1944.
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