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Courtyard of a Palace

The figures have been attributed to Francesco Fontebasso (Italian, 1709 - 1769) as well as Giovanni Battista Tiepolo (Italian, 1696 - 1770); pendant to a painting in Washington University, St. Louis (no. 2069).

Michele Marieschi, Italian (active Venice), 1710 - 1743

Made in Venice, Italy, Europe

c. 1740

Oil on canvas

14 1/4 x 22 1/4 inches (36.2 x 56.5 cm)

Curatorial Department:
European Painting

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:
Cat. 299

Credit Line:
John G. Johnson Collection, 1917

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This imaginary view of a courtyard comes from a series of views by Marieschi that seem to have been inspired by eighteenth-century stage settings.