Photo Credit: photo: M. Johnston
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Landscape with Ruins beside the Pyramid (Le pillier isolé or Paysage avec des Monuments en ruines)18th century
Canaletto, aka Antonio Canale, Giovanni Antonio Canale, Italian, (1697–1768)
- Italy - TGN 1000080
- landscapes (representations) - Use for creative works that depict outdoor scenes where the picture is dominated by the configuration, visual and aesthetic, of the land, bodies of water, and natural elements. When the ocean or other large body of water dominates the picture, use "seascapes." For images that are more documentary than creative, prefer "views" or "topographical views." For actual areas of land having certain notable characteristics, use "landscapes (environments)." [January 1993 scope note added; related term added. April 1991 descriptor moved; lead-in term added; descriptor changed, was "landscapes"; alternate term changed, was 'landscape'.]
- 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.
- Venice - TGN 7018159 (standard English name used here for this well-known city)
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Open Access Image from the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University (photo: M. Johnston) .