Francesco Guardi, Venice: A View of the Rialto Bridge from the Fondamente del Carob (c. 1768). Oil on canvas, 120 x 203.7 cm
The painting was owned by the Arcedeckne family from Chaloner Arcedeckne (1741-1809) until it was sold in 1891 to the Guinness family. See http://www.artscouncil.org.uk/media/uploads/pdf/guardi_expert_statement.pdf (accessed 9/1/2012).
and https://www.artscouncil.org.uk/sites/default/files/EA%20statement_Guardi_0.pdf [accessed 02/04/2020].
The pendant painting with a similar provenance was sold abroad in 2011 after a temporary export ban did not lead to a successful effort to retain it.
30th Nov -0001