Der Brand im Quartier von San Marcuola
Francesco Guardi (1712-1793)

Der Brand im Quartier von San Marcuola,

um 1790
Material / Technology / Carrier
Leinwand
Dimensions of the object
42,5 x 62,2 cm
Genre
Malerei
Inventory number
HUW 12
Acquisition
Dauerleihgabe der HypoVereinsbank, Member of UniCredit; 1968 erworben durch die Bayerische Hypotheken- und Wechselbank
Stock
Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München
Citation
Francesco Guardi, Der Brand im Quartier von San Marcuola, um 1790, Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München, URL: https://www.sammlung.pinakothek.de/en/artwork/5347JPBG9e (Last updated on 25.08.2022)
In December 1789, the San Marcuola quarter of Venice was ravaged by a fire in an oil depot. This veduta does not provide a realistic narrative of the catastrophe but captures the helplessness of the local people who gathered along the burning canalside to watch attempts at extinguishing the fire.

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