Photo Credit: photo: M. Johnston
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The Ruined Gateway (Les deux piliers en ruines)18th century
Canaletto, aka Antonio Canale, Giovanni Antonio Canale, Italian, (1697–1768)
- architecture - Art or science of designing and building structures, especially habitable structures, in accordance with principles determined by aesthetic and practical or material considerations. Refers also to the structures created. [November 1994 related term added. October 1990 alternate term added.]
- gateways - Passages through fences or walls separating two exterior spaces, or the structures or ornamental constructions enclosing such passages. [March 1993 descriptor moved.]
- ruins - Use generally for remains of buildings or groups of buildings that have been destroyed or are in a state of great disrepair or decay.
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