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Francesco Guardi (Attrib.) - The Piazza San Marco

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Francesco Guardi (Attrib.). View of The Piazza San Marco, Venice. Oil on canvas, (13.125 x 16.625 inches), affixed on the reverse with old labels inscribed with artist, title and family provenance.Frame: H: 19.75 in., W: 23.5 in., D: 1.375 in.Provenance: Property from the Collection of Cortlandt and Nancy Knowles Parker, descendants of William Gray (a Salem merchant and Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts), Jonathan and Susannah Powell Mason, Patrick and Anna Powell Mason Grant, Morris Gray (President of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1914-24) and Flora Grant Gray, and Major-General Cortlandt and Elizabeth Gray Parker. Spanning multiple styles and periods across the categories of furniture, fine and decorative arts, the collection has been housed in the family home, Greenvale Farm Estate and Vineyard, Portsmouth, Rhode Island, for six generations. Boston China Trade merchant John Sargent Barstow purchased 53 acres of land on the Sakonnet River during the early 1860’s and hired the prominent Boston architect John Hubbard Sturgis to design the main house, stable and barn. The historic Stick style home with Gothic elements was constructed from 1864 to 1865 by Edmond Coggeshall of Portsmouth, Rhode Island.

19.75 x 23.5 x 1.375 in
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Francesco Guardi (Attrib.). View of The Piazza San Marco, Venice. Oil on canvas, (13.125 x 16.625 inches), affixed on the reverse with old labels inscribed with artist, title and family provenance.Frame: H: 19.75 in., W: 23.5 in., D: 1.375 in.Provenance: Property from the Collection of Cortlandt and Nancy Knowles Parker, descendants of William Gray (a Salem merchant and Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts), Jonathan and Susannah Powell Mason, Patrick and Anna Powell Mason Grant, Morris Gray (President of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1914-24) and Flora Grant Gray, and Major-General Cortlandt and Elizabeth Gray Parker. Spanning multiple styles and periods across the categories of furniture, fine and decorative arts, the collection has been housed in the family home, Greenvale Farm Estate and Vineyard, Portsmouth, Rhode Island, for six generations. Boston China Trade merchant John Sargent Barstow purchased 53 acres of land on the Sakonnet River during the early 1860’s and hired the prominent Boston architect John Hubbard Sturgis to design the main house, stable and barn. The historic Stick style home with Gothic elements was constructed from 1864 to 1865 by Edmond Coggeshall of Portsmouth, Rhode Island.

19.75 x 23.5 x 1.375 in
Condition Report: For condition report requests, please contact us at least 48 hours prior to the start of the auction's first session. Lot descriptions do not contain condition information and the absence of a condition report does not imply that an object is free of defects or restoration. Condition reports are provided as a complimentary service and are prepared by request on a first come, first served basis. Condition reports are provided as a courtesy to our buyers and reflect the opinion of the auction house and should not be taken as a statement of fact or free from human error.

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