Capriccio with a Squall on the Lagoon

A work made of pen and brown ink and brush and brown wash, over black chalk, on ivory laid paper.
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  • A work made of pen and brown ink and brush and brown wash, over black chalk, on ivory laid paper.

Date:

1775/80

Artist:

Francesco Guardi
Italian, 1712-1793

About this artwork

Francesco Guardi was an 18th-century Venetian landscape painter whose most original contributions were imaginative capriccios, or fantasies such as these.

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Artist

Francesco Guardi

Title

Capriccio with a Squall on the Lagoon

Origin

Italy

Date

1775–1780

Medium

Pen and brown ink and brush and brown wash, over black chalk, on ivory laid paper

Dimensions

271 x 385 mm

Credit Line

Restricted gift of the Joseph and Helen Regenstein Foundation

Reference Number

1968.309

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