The Rialto Bridge with the Palazzo dei Camerlenghi by GUARDI, Francesco
GUARDI, Francesco
(b. 1712, Venezia, d. 1793, Venezia)

The Rialto Bridge with the Palazzo dei Camerlenghi

c. 1763
Oil on canvas, 60 x 91 cm
Private collection

In the early part of the 1760s Guardi produced numerous masterpieces, among them the series of six vedute to which this painting belongs.

Suggested listening (streaming mp3, 4 minutes):
Jacques Offenbach: Les Contes d'Hoffmann, Act IV, Barcarolle