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Venice through Canaletto"s eyes

  • 64 Pages
  • 2.87 MB
  • English
National Gallery Publications, Distributed by Yale University Press , London, [New Haven, Conn.]
Canaletto, 1697-1768 -- Exhibitions., Venice (Italy) -- In art -- Exhibit


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Other titlesCanaletto in the National Gallery
StatementDavid Bomford and Gabriele Finaldi.
ContributionsCanaletto, 1697-1768., Finaldi, Gabriele., National Gallery (Great Britain), York City Art Gallery., Glynn Vivian Art Gallery.
LC ClassificationsND623.C2 A4 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination64 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL392220M
ISBN 101857092198, 0300076967
LC Control Number98066511

This beautiful book takes the reader on a journey through Canaletto’s native Venice. Through a spectacular group of Canaletto’s masterpieces in the National Gallery collection and other works relating to them, the book explores the artist’s painting technique and his treatment of the topography of the city.5/5(1).

Through a group of masterpieces in the National Gallery Collection, which spans the artist's working life, and clusters of works relating to them, this book explores Canaletto's painting technique - the shorthand he developed for architectural detail and for figures, the way the skies and water are painted - and the larger question of his treatment of the topography of his native city.5/5(1).

This beautiful book takes the reader on a journey through Canaletto’s native Venice. Through a spectacular group of Canaletto’s masterpieces in the National Gallery collection and other works relating to them, the book explores the artist’s painting technique and his treatment of the topography of the city.

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ISBN: ISBN   Venice through Canaletto's eyes by David Bomford,Yale University Press edition, in English. Known as Canaletto, the artist is famous for his luminous, sweeping views of the Grand Canal and Piazza San Marco.

The Vedute, a series of prints he made in the early s, reveal another, often more modest, side of Venice. These scenes are intimate in scale and depict an extraordinary variety of subject matter, encompassing both real and imaginary views, from urban portraits to bucolic.

Taking advantage of a special exhibition at London’s Queen’s Gallery, which showcases one of the world’s finest Canaletto collections, that of The Royal Collection, the camera roams as freely through Buckingham Palace and Windsor Castle as it does through Venice — along the way lingering lovingly on Canaletto’s incomparable paintings, drawings and prints.

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[Canaletto; Gabriele Finaldi; David Bomford; National Gallery (Great Britain);] -- This absorbing video, filmed on location in the city and directly from the paintings, explores how Canaletto produced his archetypal views of Venice.

It takes the viewer on a trip along the Grand. Canaletto's early works remain his most coveted and, according to many authorities, his best. One of his early pieces is The Stonemason's Yard (c. the National Gallery, London) which depicts a humble working area of the is regarded one of his finest works and was presented by Sir George Beaumont in and   Exhibition Details.

Canaletto and the Art of Venice is on at the Queen’s Gallery from 19 May to 12 November Tickets from £ to £ Under 5s go free. You can book your tickets here.

Canaletto and the Art of Venice will be broadcast from cinemas around the world on 26 September. The film will include interviews with the curators and behind-the-scene footage.

Canaletto, Venice: The Basin of San Marco on Ascension Day, c. Oil on canvas, x cm, National Gallery, NG (Image: National Gallery) Venice is the only city whose past you do not have to guess at, it’s there before you, at least its past appearance is, which is also its present appearance, but equally its future appearance.

Giovanni Antonio Canal, known as Canaletto, was born in Venice, the son of a theatrical scene painter. He was very influential, famed for his precisely depicted and evocative views of the city (vedute).

Canaletto's early pictures for local patrons are his most accomplished: these carefully designed, individual, and atmospheric studies include 'The Stonemason's Yard'.

Giovanni Antonio Canal (18 October – 19 April ), better known as Canaletto (Italian: [kanaˈletto]), was an Italian painter of city views or vedute, of Venice, Rome, and London.

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. Experience the precocious talent of Canaletto in a new light as we bring his work to life.

This pair of Canalettos will feature in the Master Paintings Evening Sale in New York on 1 February Daily art story: Venice through the eyes of Canaletto.

Translate to English. Tweet. Giovanni Antonio Canal ( - ), better known as Canaletto, was an Italian painter, draughtsman and printmaker, producing various series of etchings. His father, Bernardo Canal (c. Venice Through an Eccentric's Eyes.

Gradenigo as “a good student of the famous Canaletto,” Guardi produced few pictures that could be mistaken for Canalettos.

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Canaletto, byname of Giovanni Antonio Canal, (born Oct. 18,Venice—died ApVenice), Italian topographical painter whose masterful expression of atmosphere in his detailed views of Venice and London and of English country homes influenced succeeding generations of landscape artists.

Widely renowned as Venice's preeminent talent of the eighteenth century, Canaletto (his name was derived from Giovanni Antonio Canal clearly took great joy in painting his native city, from its.

InBBC One's The Big Painting Challenge took us on a whirlwind tour of the art world, from Turner and Degas to Stubbs and Collier. In the final episode the artists were tasked with painting the Old Royal Naval College in Greenwich, which inspired Canaletto over years ago.

To some, Canaletto's strictly-plotted works don't evoke the same emotional response as romantic. The king’s shopping spree not only consisted of the glorious Canalettos but also other paintings, several thousand books, prints, drawings and other artistic gems, all bought for a.

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Canalettos were so popular in Britain that the painter moved to London instaying nearly a decade. InKing George III bought all of Smith’s holdings — Canalettos and much else.

Venice, the great city of romance, has an eternal charm, a charm perhaps enhanced by the somewhat precarious nature of the city's position, threatened by flood waters and having experienced earthquakes in the past. Vintage postcards capture some of t; Venice Italy Venice is a magical place and the most beautiful, romantic city on earth.

Venice is a city of immense beauty and historical significance, but it is also unique and not like any other city in Italy. As the capital of the Veneto Region of Northern Italy, Venice actually lies on small islands that are connected by a series of bridges and separated by a network of canals.

With a population of aroundVenice is not one of the largest cities in Veneto, but it. A Tour De Force in Venice for Canaletto; Thanks to George III, Buckingham Palace Has Th He Finest Collection of Canalettos.

The townscape was to be seen less as art than as a pictorial map, even as a guide book, every detail read as though it were printed description.

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The beautiful Italian city is know for being overcrowded and overheated in the peak of summer, but Sarah Lucas discovers that once the crowds disperse, Venice is truly a gem.

Certified Fresh Picks. 87%. Shirley. The route through this Venetian art showcase at Buckingham Palace is as tortuous as the city’s minor canals - but the Canalettos make it worthwhile By Alastair Smart Published: EST, 3.

Finally, inthe palazzo was acquired by the City Council of Venice to house their 18th century collections, many rescued from other palazzi, including another frescoed ceiling by Tiepelo from the Palazzo Barbarigo, a complete series of Tiepolo friezes from the villa at Ziepolo and the contents of a Chinese-themed room from the palazzo of K TripAdvisor reviews.We have a magnificent view of the Grand Canal in Venice during the annual regatta, which was held on 2 February and attracted large numbers of visitors each year.

All eyes are on the one-oared gondolas racing up the middle of the canal. Just right of centre two craft swing around the bend, tilted.