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Canaletto and his contemporaries

Decio Gioseffi

Canaletto and his contemporaries

by Decio Gioseffi

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Published by Instituto Italiano d"Arti Grafiche in Bergamo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Painting, Venetian,
  • Painters -- Italy -- Venice

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 98

    The Physical Object
    Pagination98 p.
    Number of Pages98
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14567796M

    Free 2-day shipping. Buy Canaletto and the Art of Venice at nd: Lucy Whitaker; Rosie Razzall. Canaletto and the Art of Venice is the first book to showcase in full this rich collection of eighteenth-century Venetian art held by the Royal Collection. It explores paintings, prints, and drawings by Canaletto, as well as many of his contemporaries, including Sebastiano and Marco Ricci, Antonio Visentini, Francesco Zuccarelli, and Giovanni.

      No artist better captures the essence and allure of Venice than Giovanni Antonio Canal, better known as Canaletto. Despite Canaletto’s close relationship with the city in which he lived and died, the world’s largest collection of his works resides not in his native Italy, but in Britain as part of the Royal Collection. Joseph Smith often known as Consul Smith, (c. – Venice, 6 November ), the British consul at Venice, –, was a patron of artists, most notably Canaletto, and a collector and connoisseur, banker to the British community at Venice and a major draw on the British Grand Tour. His collection of drawings were bought for George III of Great Britain and form a nucleus of the Royal.

      This burdensome production extends to about 90 minutes, owing to extraneous discussions of some of Canaletto's Venetian contemporaries and plenty of art school puffery about his "mastery". 1 of 3 people found this review helpful/10(23). Buy Canaletto (Dolphin Art Books) by Antonio Paolucci (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.4/5(3).


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Canaletto and his contemporaries by Decio Gioseffi Download PDF EPUB FB2

Canaletto and the Art of Venice is the first book to showcase in full this rich collection of eighteenth-century Venetian art held by the Royal Collection. It explores paintings, prints, and drawings by Canaletto, as well as many of his contemporaries, including Sebastiano and Marco Ricci, Antonio Visentini, Francesco Zuccarelli, and Giovanni Battista Piazzetta.5/5(4).

Charles Beddington is an independent scholar and art dealer in London. He has published and lectured widely on Canaletto and other eighteenth century Italian view painters. He is the author of Canaletto in England (Yale )/5(3).

Giovanni Antonio Canaletto () is one of the most popular of all old master painters. His views of Venice and London are much celebrated and admired.

Canaletto began his career as a scene-painter with his father and his early work, such as the Architectural Capriccio ofreflects this training/5(13). Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gioseffi, Decio. Canaletto and his contemporaries. New York, Crown Publishers [] (OCoLC) Document Type.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gioseffi, Decio. Canaletto and his contemporaries. Bergamo, Instituto Italiano d'Arti Grafiche [] (OCoLC) Canaletto () was the archetypical Venetian painter and printmaker.

His superlative cityscapes record views of the ancient monuments and famous modern buildings of European cities that are now familiar and beloved throughout the worldnone more so than the works depicting his native Venice.4/5.

: Venice: Canaletto and His Rivals () by Beddington, Charles and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(7). First published inand revised inthis book is here reissued in paperback, tracing Canaletto's career from his beginnings as a scene-painter with his father to the work of his later years.

Canaletto was interested in depicting the world around him, but unlike most of his fellow artists, he was more than a mere recorder of the amazing scenery of Venice or of Georgian England/5(7). Bernardo Canal (, Venice -Venice) was an Italian painter; father of the famous painter, Giovanni Antonio Canal, known as Canaletto.

Although he earned his living as a theatrical scene painter, he is best known for his vedute; created under the direct inspiration of his contemporary. Venice: Canaletto and His Rivals, currently on show at The National Gallery in London (until 16 January), brings together works by the celebrated Venetian master and other major practitioners of the genre in the finest assembly of Venetian views since Highlights include The Riva degli Schiavoni, looking West (on loan from the Sir John Soane’s Museum, London) and The Stonemason’s.

Canaletto's early works remain his most coveted and, according to many authorities, his best. One of his early pieces is The Stonemason's Yard (c.the National Gallery, London) which depicts a humble working area of the is regarded one of his finest works and was presented by Sir George Beaumont in and Born: Giovanni Antonio Canal, 18 October.

Canaletto's genius was documenting in his paintings the immediately recognizable views of Venice in a naturalistic way. At the same time, his contemporaries such as Tiepolo, Guardi and Ricci were painting and sculpting religious, mythological, and historical dramas in the grand baroque : Alexandra Libby, Marina Pacini, Stanton Thomas, Canaletto, John.

About this Item: Phaidon, Londonx cms, pp, b/w & colour illusts, very good+ hardback & dustwrapper This book argues that Canaletto's contemporaries thought he had the power to paint 'so that the eye is deceived and truly belives that it is the real thing that one sees'.

They thought his insigt and technical skills. First published inand revised inthis book is here reissued in paperback, tracing Canaletto's career from his beginnings as a scene-painter with his father to the work of his later years.

Canaletto was interested in depicting the world around him, but unlike most of his fellow artists, he was more than a mere recorder of the /5(17). However, Canaletto brought as reflective and original an insight to his early work as any of his contemporaries, and throughout his career he took relief from his normal realism in flights of fantasy and caprice.

Even in his apparently most realistic pictures of Venice, Padua, and London, artistic considerations always took precedence over fact. Venice: Canaletto and his Rivals, National Gallery, review Canaletto’s views of the city of water are compared with those of contemporary artists in a fascinating show, says Richard Dorment.

Synopsis. Giovanni Antonio Canal (), known as Canaletto, is one of the most popular of all old master painters. His views of Venice and London are much celebrated and admired. First published inand revised inthis book is here reissued in paperback, tracing Canaletto's career from his beginnings as a scene-painter /5(17).

That is the subject of "Canaletto in England" (Yale University Press, pages, $65), a charming book by Charles Beddington that accompanies a transcendent exhibition on the same theme that started in Yale's Center for British Art and has moved to the Dulwich Picture Gallery in London (through April 15).

Canaletto's masterpieces, meanwhile, glide majestically through this lagoon of time. One cliche is to see him as a classical maker of smooth, urban myths. He is revealed – partly by the contrast. In the final gallery, you are enveloped by Canaletto’s contemporaries: Sebastiano Ricci, with his loose pen-and-wash drawings, or his glamorous, towering paintings; Antonio Visentini, whose views look rather staid and polite after Canaletto’s glamour; and Giovanni Battista Piazzetta, one of my favourite draughtsmen, represented here by a.

The Royal Collection has one of the largest and finest collections of Venetian art from the first half of the eighteenth century. It includes paintings, prints and drawings by Canaletto himself, as well as those of his contemporaries, such as Sebastiano and Marco Ricci, Antonio Visentini, Francesco Zuccarelli and Giovanni Battista Piazzetta.5/5(14).Washington, DC—The National Gallery of Art, Washington, will present 20 of Canaletto's finest paintings of Venice with 33 by his most important contemporaries, including Gaspar Vanvitelli, Luca Carlevarijs, Michele Marieschi, Bernardo Bellotto, and Francesco Guardi, in Venice: Canaletto and His Rivals.

Exhibition Details. Canaletto and the Art of Venice is on at the Queen’s Gallery from 19 May to 12 November Tickets from £ to £ Under 5s go free.

You can book your tickets here. Canaletto and the Art of Venice will be broadcast from cinemas around the world on 26 September. The film will include interviews with the curators and behind-the-scene footage.