GUARDI, Francesco
(b. 1712, Venezia, d. 1793, Venezia)

View of Piazzetta San Marco towards the San Giorgio Maggiore

Oil on canvas, 45 x 72 cm
Galleria Franchetti, Ca' d'Oro, Venice

This is a late work from the artist's maturity that avoids difficulties and virtuosic perspectives, concentrating on light and colour, with some acute observations on the environment.