Francesco Guardi / Capriccio with a Squall on the Lagoon / =1775-1780 wkg J79bFrancesco Guardi
Capriccio with a Squall on the Lagoon
=1775-1780 wkg J79b

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Creator Name: Guardi, Francesco
Creator Nationality: European; Southern European; Italian
Creator Role: Artist
Creator Dates/Places: Italian; 1712-1793
Creator Name-CRT: Francesco Guardi
Title: Capriccio with a Squall on the Lagoon
Title Type: preferred
Title: Capriccio with Ruined Gate, Lagoon and Barques
Title Type: alternate
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: 1775
Creation End Date: 1780
Creation Date: =1775-1780 wkg J79b
Creation Place: Europe,Italy
Object Type: Drawings and Watercolors
Classification Term: pen and ink
Classification Term: Drawing
Classification Term: Prints and Drawings
Materials and Techniques: Medium: Pen and brown ink, and brush and brown wash, over black chalk, on ivory laid paper.W.mark: YRemarks: Watermark, not initial 'H' with knots (as pub'd- that 68.310) should betaradiograph
Dimensions: Height: 271 mm., Width: 385 mm.
AMICA Contributor: The Art Institute of Chicago
Owner Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA
ID Number: 1968.309
Credit Line: The Art Institute of Chicago, Restricted gift of the Joseph and Helen Regenstein Foundation
Context: Francesco Guardi was an 18th-century Venetian landscape painter whose most original contributions were imaginative "capriccios," or fantasies such as these.
AMICA ID: AIC_.1968.309
AMICA Library Year: 2001
Media Metadata Rights: Copyright The Art Institute of Chicago, 2000

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