OCTOBER 2017 - CANALETTO

The Molo and the Piazzetta San Marco, Venice, 1730

'Giovanni Antonio Canal (b. 1697, Venezia, d. 1768, Venezia), Venetian painter, a well-known scenery painter at the time. 'Canaletto' - or small canal - as he was soon called, received his training in the studio of his father and his brother, with whom he continued to collaborate for several years. He became the most famous view-painter of the 18th century.' (www.wga.hu)

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