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|Author: Francesco Guardi|
|Landscape, Painting, Oil on canvas, 120x156 cm|
|Origin: Italy, Circa 1780|
Guardi painted this landscape during the last years of his life, a period during which he created his most outstanding works. He rarely worked on such large canvases. A master of townscapes, known as vedute, Guardi often turned to capriccios. The unified silvery-brown tone of the painting, enlivened by sparkling brushstrokes of white, creates a troubled and also a romantic mood, the sky, hills, bay and twisted trees all suffused with the breath of life.
|Source of entry: Gatchina Palace Museum, 1928|
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