Francesco Guardi art links 


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Francesco Guardi: The Departure of the Bucentaur Towards the Lido, ca.1768
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Francesco Guardi

[Italian Rococo Era Painter, 1712-ca.1793]

• Relationships: Father of Giacomo Guardi.
Brother of Gian Antonio Guardi.
• Subject matter:  Specializes in Landscapes.
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Original works by Francesco Guardi available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteAlte Pinakothek, Munich, Germany

Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteBirmingham Museums & Art Gallery, UK
Venice - Santa Maria delle Salute and the Dogma

Notable SiteFrancesco Guardi at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
View of Dolo on the Brenta, 1774/76

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

Notable SiteFitzwilliam Museum at the University of Cambridge, UK

Notable SiteHermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Triumphal Arch on the Embankment, pen and ink

Notable SiteHermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Landscape, ca.1780
View of the Island of San Giorgio Maggiore, 1765-75
Banquet in Honour of the Visit of Tsesarevich Pavel Petrovich to Venice, 1782
Venetian Capriccio: View of a Square and a Palace, 1775-80

Notable SiteJ. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
3 works online by Guardi

Notable SiteKress Foundation Collection
(Look for the "Image" links for super high resolution scans)
3 paintings online in high resolution

Notable SiteKunsthistorisches Museum Databank, Vienna (in German)  

Notable SiteLiechtenstein Museum, Vienna
St. Mark's Square in Venice with the Clocktower, 1770s (Zoom)

Notable SiteFrancesco Guardi at the Louvre Museum, Paris
The Doge in the Bucentaur at San Nicoḷ di Lido on Ascension Day, ca.1775-80

Notable SiteFrancesco Guardi at the Louvre Museum, Paris
View of the Piazzetta, from the Steps of the San Marco Basilica, 1750-60

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Database, Paris
3 paintings

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Graphic Art Database, Paris (in French)  

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!  

Notable SiteMusée d'Orsay, Paris
Artworks in the museum's collections database

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!
Drawings collection online

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!
Paintings collection online

Notable SiteNational Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh   NEW!

Notable SiteNational Gallery, London, UK

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Includes a biography of the artist

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Canada, Ottawa  

Notable SiteNorton Simon Museum, Pasadena, California

Notable SitePrado Museum Database, Madrid   NEW!
(Linking to the Spanish-language version because it contains far more works than the English version)

Notable SiteRijksmuseum, Amsterdam   NEW!

Notable SiteSmithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.   NEW!

Akademie der Bildenden Künst, Vienna (in German)  

Akademie der Bildenden Künst, Vienna (in German)  

Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff

Ashmolean Museum at the University of Oxford, UK

Ball State Museum of Art, Indiana
Caprice with Ruins of an Arch and a Villa in the Background

Ca' Rezzonico - Museo del Settecento Veneziano, Venice (in Italian)  
Madonna vestita

Ca' Rezzonico - Museo del Settecento Veneziano, Venice (in Italian)  
Insegna dell'Arte dei Coroneri, 1750

Ca' Rezzonico - Museo del Settecento Veneziano, Venice (in Italian)  
Cristo nell'orto di Getzemani, 1760-70

Ca' Rezzonico - Museo del Settecento Veneziano, Venice (in Italian)  
2 paintings online

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Columbia Museum of Art, South Carolina
View of Grand Canal with the Dogana

Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
19 works by or related to the artist

Drawings from the Biblioteca Ambrosiana, Milan

E.G. Bührle Collection, Zurich
(Click on the title to see a specific work, then click on the image to enlarge)
Bacino di San Marco, 1780-90

Fondation Bemberg Museum, Toulouse, France
La punta della Dogana

Frick Collection, New York City   NEW!
Regatta in Venice
View of the Cannaregio Canal in Venice

Galleria G. Franchetti alla Ca' d'Oro, Venice (in Italian)  
La piazzetta verso S. Giorgio
Il molo verso la Salute

Gallerie dell'Accademia, Venice (mostly in Italian)  
Il bacino di San Marco con San Giorgio e la Giudecca

Gallerie di Palazzo Leoni Montanari, Vicenza, Italy
3 of the works displayed are by Francesco Guardi

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself

Holburne Museum of Art, Bath, England
Coast Scene

Hood Museum of Art, New Hampshire

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, Texas   NEW!

Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota  
View up the Grand Canal Toward the Rialto, ca.1785

Musée des Augustins, Toulouse, France
Le Pont du Rialto a Venise

Musée des Augustins, Toulouse, France
Vue du Grand Canal de Venise

Musée des Beaux-Arts de Rennes, France (in French)  
(If the image is not clickable, click "Agrandir l'image" to enlarge the image)

Museo Correr, Venice (in Italian)  
San Vincenzo Ferrer

Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Buenos Aires, Argentina (in Spanish)  

Museo Poldi Pezzoli, Milan, Italy

Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon
The Feast of Ascension in the Piazza San Marco

National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
View of San Giorgio Maggiore, ca.1755

National Gallery of Victoria, Australia
2 works online

North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh
Roman Ruins Near the Lagoon, ca.1765-75

Oglethorpe University Museum, Georgia

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow
Venetian Courtyard

Ringling Museum of Art, Florida
Abundance, 1740s
Hope, 1740s

Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium Catalogue (in French)  

San Diego Museum of Art, California   NEW!

State Museums of Florence Digital Archive, Italy

Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark), Copenhagen
Click "English" at the top right to switch the default language, then click "Search"

The Albertina Graphic Art Databank, Vienna (in German)  

The Wallace Collection, London, UK   NEW!

The Walters Art Museum, Maryland   NEW!

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid
(Images are zoomable; click on the "expand" icon below the detail image)

Virtual Uffizi
Seascape with Arch
Seascape with Bridges on a Canal

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums
Quite a few works online

Flemish Art Collection Database, Belgium (in Dutch)  

Joconde Database of French Museum Collections (in French)  

UK National Inventory of Continental European Paintings (NICE)

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Christie's Past Sale Archive
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteGoogle Art Project
View of the Giudecca Canal and the Zattere (Museo Thyssen - Bornemisza, Madrid)

Notable SiteFrancesco Guardi at The Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteFrancesco Guardi in the Web Gallery of Art  

Notable SiteFrancesco Guardi in the WebMuseum  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
(a welcome screen is displayed for a couple of seconds before the search results appear)

California State University WorldImages Database  

Francesco Guardi at CGFA  

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

El Poder de la Palabra (The Power of the Word) (in Spanish)  

Humanities Web  

Memory of the Netherlands Project
Great scans; use your mouse wheel to zoom in on the detail images

RKD Netherlands Imagebase   NEW!
Eclectic database of images that range from old black-and-white photos to superb, zoomable reproductions

State Hermitage Museum Unofficial Site

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Miscellaneous Sites:
The Modernist Journals Project
(Click "Retrieve Images" to see artworks)

The Northern Lights Route
The Storm

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Francesco Guardi  
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Notable SiteRKD Netherlands Institute for Art History  

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
Biographical info

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