oil on canvas
50.5 x 77.2 cm.
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Los Angeles, Los Angeles County Museum, Five Centuries of European Painting, 1933, no. 7. Kansas City, MO, Rockhill Nelson Gallery of Art; Colarado Springs, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, Venetian Painting and Drawings, 1937-1938, unnumbered. San Francisco, The California Palace of the Legion of Honor, Exhibition of Venetian Paintings from the Fifteenth through the Eighteenth Century, 1938, no. 33, as 'The Customs House, Venice'. Toledo, Toledo Museum of Art, Four Centuries of Venetian Painting, 1940, no. 30. London, Thomas Agnews and Sons, Ltd., Venetian Eighteenth Century Painting, 5 June-19 July 1985, no 12.
'Venice West of the Mississippi, Painters of the Venetian Settecento seen in Kansas City', The Art News, XXXVI, 1937, p. 10. R. Pallucchini, 'Note alla mostra dei Guardi', Arte Veneta Rivista di storia dell'arte, 1965, p. 235.A. Morassi, Guardi, I , Venice, 1973, I, pp. 246, 424, no. 609; II, fig. 579. L.R. Bortolatto, L'opera completa di Francesco Guardi, Milan, 1974, pp. 106-107, no. 307, illustrated. A. Morassi, Guardi: i dipinti, Venice, 1984, I, pp. 246, 424, no. 609; II, fig. 579. R. Pallucchini, La pittura nel Veneto, Il Settecento, II, Milan, 1996, p. 551. C. Beddington, Canaletto and his rivals, exhibition catalogue, London, 2010, p. 164, fig. 67, where dated to circa 1780.D. D'Anza, Francesco Guardi 1712-1793, exhibition catalogue, Venice, 2012, p. 280, under no. 111.
Pozzo di Borgo, Paris. Marquis of Marescot, Paris. with Wildenstein & Co., New York, by 1937. Millicent A. Rogers (1902-1953), New York, by 1946, and by descent to her son, Paul Peralta-Ramos (1931-2003), New York. with Thomas Agnews and Sons, Ltd., London, where acquired in 1984 by, Jamie Ortiz-Patio (1930-2013), London; his sale, Sotheby's, New York, 22 May 1992, lot 46, Acquired by Ann and Gordon Getty from the above.