Francesco Lazzaro Guardi (Italian pronunciation: [franˈtʃesko ˈgwardi]; 5 October 1712 – 1 January 1793) was an Italian painter, nobleman, and a fanatic of the Venetian School. He is considered to be along with the last practitioners, along once his brothers, of the unchanging Venetian school of painting.
In the further on part of his career he collaborated as soon as his older brother Gian Antonio in the production of religious paintings. After Gian Antonio’s death in 1760, Francesco concentrated on vedute. The prehistoric of these piece of legislation the disturb of Canaletto, but he gradually adopted a looser style characterized by active brush-strokes and freely imagined architecture.
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