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Canaletto
Capriccio, The Horses of San Marco in the Piazzetta

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Canaletto Capriccio, The Horses of San Marco in the Piazzetta
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Canaletto Capriccio, The Horses of San Marco in the Piazzetta


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Canaletto

Italian Rococo Era Painter, 1697-1768 Italian painter, etcher and draughtsman. He was the most distinguished Italian view painter of the 18th century. Apart from ten years spent in England he lived in Venice, and his fame rests above all on his views (vedute) of that city; some of these are purely topographical, others include festivals or ceremonial events. He also painted imaginary views (capriccios), although the demarcation between the real and the invented is never quite clearcut: his imaginary views often include realistically depicted elements, though in unexpected surroundings, and in a sense even his Venetian vedute are imaginary. He never merely re-created reality. He was highly successful with the English, helped in this by the British connoisseur JOSEPH SMITH, whose own large collection of Canaletto works was sold to King George III in 1762. The British Royal Collection has the largest group of his paintings and drawings.  Related Paintings of Canaletto :. | Grand Canal: The Rialto Bridge from the South f | San Giacomo di Rialto | Westminster Bridge from the North on Lord Mayor-s Day | named Canaletto Venetie, the Bacino Tue S. Marco on Hemelvaartsdag | The Horses of San Marco in the Piazzetta |
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