Canaletto - WikipediaCanaletto and Venice: An extraordinary painter of an extraordinary city. If, in the 18th century, you happened to be a privileged, affluent Northern European, it was entirely possible that you would pass two or three years of your early adulthood on the Grand Tour. Basically you would be heading south, towards Italy and, once there, only two destinations really mattered, Rome and Venice. Venice is inextricably linked to many great artists — Titian, Tintoretto, Veronese, Bellini and many more — but great Venetian painters are not necessarily the great painters of Venice, and Canaletto is top of the list of the latter. Canaletto was born Giovanni Antonio Canal in
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But the end result is for the most part a plausibly realistic account of what is there - unless he deliberately transposes buildings or other features, which he did on occasion. Reading exhibition catalogues may prolong your enjoyment of a visit. Get help. Letter from Scotland.
Smith bought contemporary Venetian art which is displayed in the first large gallery of the exhibition and is dominated by the paintings by Sebastiano Ricci. Museo Poldi PezzoliItaly, 6th ed. Kaigetsudo The Columbia Encyclopedia. The Bacino di S.
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He also painted imaginary views referred to as capricci , although the demarcation in his works between the real and the imaginary is never quite clearcut. In the period from to he worked in England where he painted many views of London and other sites including Warwick Castle and Alnwick Castle. He began in his father's occupation, that of a theatrical scene painter. Canaletto was inspired by the Roman vedutista Giovanni Paolo Pannini , and started painting the daily life of the city and its people. After returning from Rome in , he began painting in his topographical style.
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