Capriccio

Francesco Guardi, Italian (active Venice), 1712 - 1793

Geography:
Made in Venice, Italy, Europe

Date:
c. 1775-80

Medium:
Oil on panel

Dimensions:
7 3/8 x 5 13/16 inches (18.7 x 14.8 cm)

Curatorial Department:
European Painting

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:
1974-159-1

Credit Line:
Gift of an anonymous donor, 1974

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Label:
This painting depicts a fantastic scene, or capriccio, of antique ruins inhabited by small-scale figures.

Provenance

George D. Widener (1889-1971), Philadelphia; by inheritance to an anonymous donor; gift to PMA, 1974.