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Quattro Minuti con Casanova: Guardi's House

Francesco Guardi, as you might have guessed from the paintbrush between his fingers, was a painter. He was known for Venetian cityscapes. He was also painting teacher to Francesco Casanova, brother to the more famous Giacomo Casanova. 83 more words

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Francesco Guardi - private collection. A Capriccio with Ruins and the Lagoon (c. 1760-1770s)

Materials: oil on canvas. Dimensions: 30,5 x 51.1 cm. Auctioned by Christie’s in London, on July 3, 2012. Source: http://laregledujeu.org/tancrede-hertzog/wp-content/blogs.dir/57/files/2013/11/guardi-capriccio-avec-des-ruines-et-une-lagune.jpg. I have changed the light and contrast of the original photo.

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