(b. 1712, Venezia, d. 1793, Venezia)
The Four Church Fathers and the Virgin of Seven Sorrows with Saints-
Oil on canvas, 131 x 106 cm
Akademie der bildenden Künste, Vienna
This painting and its companion piece depicting the Four Evangelists were devised as small altar paintings, possibly for a chapel. Although in the Guardi workshop Gianantonio was the specialist in religious history works, stylistic analysis showed that these can be attributed to Francesco Guardi.