Francesco Guardi (Venice, Italy 1712-1793)
Praying Virgin. Oil on Canvas, Oval 19" 1/3 x 16" 1/2
Francesco Guardi was one of the outstanding Venetian Landscape Painters of the Rococo period. This oval expresses in a vivid and evident way, through a free and light stroke, the deeply felt and spiritual world typical and unique of Francesco's personality.