Venice: the Fondamenta Nuove with the Lagoon and the Island of San Michele

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  • Title

    Venice: the Fondamenta Nuove with the Lagoon and the Island of San Michele

  • Artist/maker

    Francesco Guardi (1712 - 1793)
  • Associated place

    Europe (place of creation)
  • Date

    c. 1757 - 1758
  • Material and technique

    oil on canvas

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    72 x 120 cm (height x width)
  • No. of items


  • Credit line

    Accepted by HM Government in lieu of Inheritance Tax and allocated to the Ashmolean Museum, 2013. Hybrid arrangement through Christie’s, with a grant from the Art Fund (with a contribution from the Wolfson Foundation) made possible by the legacy of Sir Denis Mahon, and contributions from and in memory of the late Jo Wilson, volunteer and Friend, the Sir Denis Mahon Charitable Trust, the Elias Ashmole Trust, Eileen Pirie and other private donors, 2013.

  • Museum location

    Second floor | Gallery 49 | Britain and Italy
  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.


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Further reading

Christopher Brown, ‘The Burlington Magazine, Acquisitions (1998-2014) at the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford’, 1139, (2014)

Whistler, Catherine, Baroque and Later Paintings in the Ashmolean Museum (London: Modern Art Press, 2016), no. 49, pp. 176-178, Back cover and pp. 6-7

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