Artist Henri Charles Guérard, French, 1846 - 1897
  • Venise la nuit: L' Entrée du Grand Canal
Date 1891
Medium etching and aquatint printed in color ink on laid paper
Dimensions Plate: 11 5/8 × 18 5/8 inches (29.5 × 47.3 cm)
Sheet: 17 1/4 × 23 1/2 inches (43.8 × 59.7 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Lee and Tina Hills Graphic Arts Fund
Accession Number F80.14
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed in plate, lower left of image: H. Guerard Venise [artist's stamp in gold-red preceeds signature (Lugt 1157)]
Inscriptions Inscribed in pencil, lower left: Imprimee par l'auteur H Guerard
Titled, bottom left edge: No. 12. l'Entree du Grand Canal - pres la piazatta (Eau forte & aquatinte de Guerard d'apres son tableau
Center bottom edge: 4070
Bottom right edge: Coll Seymour Haden
Lower right corner: 11 [circled]
possibly collection of Seymour Hayden.
1980-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Bertin, Claudie. Henri Guerard. Henri Guerard (1846-1897), l'ouevre Grave, 3 vols. Unpublished thesis, Memoire de l'Ecole du Louvre, Cours d'Histoire de la Gravure, 1975.