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Venice in the age of Canaletto

Author: Alexandra Libby; Marina Pacini; Stanton Thomas; John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art.; Memphis Brooks Museum of Art.
Publisher: [Memphis, Tenn.] : Memphis Brooks Museum of Art ; New York, NY : Distributed worldwide by Prestel, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Canaletto's landscapes are arguably, even today, the most familiar artistic products of eighteenth-century Venice For those with the requisite means, no visit to the city would be considered complete without the purchase of at least one of the artist's views, which captured the city's topography and urban activity with apparent verisimilitude. ... View painting, not a favored genre during the preceding several  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
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Venice in the age of Canaletto.
[Memphis, Tenn.] : Memphis Brooks Museum of Art ; New York, NY : Distributed worldwide by Prestel, ©2009
(OCoLC)858482062
Named Person: Canaletto; Canaletto
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alexandra Libby; Marina Pacini; Stanton Thomas; John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art.; Memphis Brooks Museum of Art.
ISBN: 9783791380001 3791380001
OCLC Number: 351309260
Notes: Catalog of the exhibition held at the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota, Oct. 8, 2009-Jan. 10, 2010; and at the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Memphis, Feb. 14-May 9, 2010.
Description: 170 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), maps ; 31 cm
Contents: Canaletto: a brief biography / Alexandra Libby --
George Proctor: merchant, then gentleman, and the English taste for Canaletto / Stanton Thomas --
An armchair on the Grand Canal: the Prospectus Magni Canalis Venetiarum of 1735 / Eugene J. Johnson and Leslie N. Johnson --
Private images for public spaces: religious art in eighteenth-century Venice / William Barcham --
Ludovico Ughi map --
Catalogue. Artists: Bernardo Bellotto --
Giuseppe Briati --
Canaletto (Giovanni Antonio Canal) --
Luca Carlevaris --
Factory of Geminiano Cozzi --
Giovanni Giuliani --
Francesco Guardi --
Pietro Longhi --
Domenico Maggiotto --
Giovanni Antonio Pellegrini --
Style of Michelangelo Pergolesi --
Giovanni Battista Piazzetta --
Follower of Marco Ricci --
Sebastiano Ricci --
Giambattista Tiepolo --
Venetian workshop --
Vezzi Factory --
Antonio Visentini.
Responsibility: [editors, Alexandra Libby, Marina Pacini, and Stanton Thomas].
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This book invites readers to experience eighteenth-century Venice through the eyes of Canaletto, the city's most renowned landscape painter, his contemporaries, and the decorative arts of the period.  Read more...

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