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Canaletto, aka Antonio Canale, Giovanni Antonio Canale

Italian painter

Brief biography, in most instances from the Union List of Artist Names® Online:
Canaletto was born 18 October 1697 and died 20 April 1768. The most famous view-painter of the 18th century, his works are characteristically topographically correct with smooth, precise handling. His patrons were mostly English collectors.

Artist ID number in the Union List of Artist Names®: ULAN 500115269.
The ULAN link above leads to a cataloging authority record at the Getty Research Institute.

Objects related to Canaletto, aka Antonio Canale, Giovanni Antonio Canale:

Canaletto The Title Page: Views, some taken from nature, some invented… (Titre. Vedute), 18th century Etching
Canaletto Tower of Malghera (La Torre de Malghera), 18th century Etching
Canaletto Mestre, 18th century Etching
Canaletto Padua, Prà Della Valle (Prà Della Valle à Padoue), 18th century Etching
Canaletto Portico with a Lantern (Le Portique à La Lanterne), 18th century Etching
Canaletto House with the Inscription (La Maison à L'Inscription MDCCXLI), 1741 Etching
Canaletto The House with the Six-Columned Peristyle (La Maison au Péristyle de Six Colonnes), 18th century Etching
Canaletto The Tomb of a Bishop (Le Tombeau d’un Évêque), 18th century Etching
Canaletto La "Libreria V" de Venise, 18th century Etching
Canaletto The Proclamation Stone in the Piazzetta (La Piera del Bando à Venise), 18th century Etching
Canaletto The Market Place on the Ponte Realto (Marché sur la Piazzetta à Venise), 18th century Etching
Canaletto Prison, Venice (La Prison V à Venise), 18th century Etching
Canaletto The Mountain Landscape (Le Paysage Alpestre avec Trois Ponts), 18th century Etching
Canaletto Landscape with an Equestrian Statue (Paysage avec une Statue Equestre), ca. 1741-1745 Etching
Canaletto The Terrace (La Terrasse), 18th century Etching
Canaletto The Former Chief Magistrates Palace, Venice (Le Procuratie Nuove et l’Église de Saint Géminien, à Venise), 18th century Etching
Canaletto Villa by the River (La Villa au de là d’une Rivière), 18th century Etching
Canaletto The Pilgrim in Prayer (Le Pélerin en Priere), 18th century Etching
Canaletto The Ruined Gateway (Les deux piliers en ruines), 18th century Etching
Canaletto A Woman Drawing Water from a Well under an Arcade, 18th century Etching
Canaletto The Three Columns and a Statue by the Sea (Les Trois colonnes at la statue sur le bord de la mer), 18th century Etching
Canaletto Landscape with Ruins beside the Pyramid (Le pillier isolé or Paysage avec des Monuments en ruines), 18th century Etching
Canaletto Various Fragments of Sculpture (Divers fragments du sculpture), 18th century Etching
Canaletto Cart Crossing a Bridge (Le Char passant sur un Pont), 18th century Etching
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