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Title
Venice in the age of Canaletto Venice in the age of Canaletto
Type
Text
Subject
Art, Italian--Italy--Venice--18th century--Exhibitions.
Venice (Italy)--Civilization--18th century--Exhibitions.
Canaletto, 1697-1768--Exhibitions.
Landscape painting--Italy--Venice--18th century--Exhibitions.
Landscape painting, Italian--18th century--Exhibitions.
Venice (Italy)--In art--Exhibitions.
Language
English
Illustrative Content
illustrations
maps
Geographic Coverage
Italy
Classification
LCC: N6921.V5 V43 2009 (Source: dlc)
Identified By
Lccn: 2009929824
Summary
"Canaletto's landscapes are arguably, even today, the most familiar artistic products of eighteenth-century Venice For those with the requisite means, no visit to the city would be considered complete without the purchase of at least one of the artist's views, which captured the city's topography and urban activity with apparent verisimilitude. ... View painting, not a favored genre during the preceding several centuries, gained considerable popularity in the 1700s. Its ascendency corresponded directly to increased foreign travel and in particular to the aristocratic Englishmen who, having embarked on the Grand Tour - an itinerary which necessarily included Venice - sought mementos of their travels. ... However, for all Canaletto's popularity and his ability to capture the fabric of Venice at its most appealing and evocative, his work is curiously devoid of the rich coloring, sensuality, and exuberance of most Venetian art of the period. To help elucidate the complicated forces that shaped Canaletto and the city of Venice during his age, this catalogue offers a range of essays."--preface.
Table Of Contents
Canaletto: a brief biography / Alexandra Libby
George Proctor: merchant, then gentleman, and the English taste for Canaletto / Stanton Thomas
An armchair on the Grand Canal: the Prospectus Magni Canalis Venetiarum of 1735 / Eugene J. Johnson and Leslie N. Johnson
Private images for public spaces: religious art in eighteenth-century Venice / William Barcham
Ludovico Ughi map
Catalogue.
Artists: Bernardo Bellotto
Giuseppe Briati
Canaletto (Giovanni Antonio Canal)
Luca Carlevaris
Factory of Geminiano Cozzi
Giovanni Giuliani
Francesco Guardi
Pietro Longhi
Domenico Maggiotto
Giovanni Antonio Pellegrini
Style of Michelangelo Pergolesi
Giovanni Battista Piazzetta
Follower of Marco Ricci
Sebastiano Ricci
Giambattista Tiepolo
Venetian workshop
Vezzi Factory
Antonio Visentini
Authorized Access Point
Libby, Alexandra. Venice in the age of Canaletto
Authorized Access Point Variant
Pacini, Marina. Venice in the age of Canaletto
Thomas, Stanton. Venice in the age of Canaletto
John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art. Venice in the age of Canaletto
Memphis Brooks Museum of Art. Venice in the age of Canaletto