Book Finder
    
 
> Art > Artists & Musicians & A-Z > Canaletto
 

Canaletto
J. G. Links
0714838438
March 1999
Paperback
·
 
From Library Journal
Giovanni Antonio Canal (1697-1768), the painter extraordinaire of Venice who was known as Canaletto, is the subject of this exhibition catalog from a recent show at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. It brings together a wealth of paintings and drawings avidly collected in his day by the English aristocracy and, especially with regard to those assembled from the Royal Collection of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, generally unseen before in this country. The five short essays by noted authorities succeed in capturing many of the essentials of the artist, which are easily digested by the nonspecialist. The extensive catalog following the essays contains splendid color reproductions with descriptive text on each work covered. While the book may not change significantly what is known of Canaletto, it is the record of an...


Canaletto and Venetian Vedutisti
Filippo Pedrocco
1878351494
October 1995
Paperback
·
 


Canaletto
Marco Cottino
1874044147
December 1994
Paperback
·
 


Canaletto in Venice
Martin Clayton
1902163818
January 2005
Paperback
·
 
Book Description
Canaletto (Giovanni Antonio Canal; 1697-1768) was one of the greatest view painters of the 18th century. His images of Venice, the city of his birth, found an immediate market amongst collectors, particularly the English nobility on the Grand Tour, and are regarded as amongst the most accomplished of all topographical paintings. In 1762 George III acquired the world’s finest group of Canaletto’s works when he purchased the entire collection of Joseph Smith, the British Consul in Venice. These included an outstanding series of Venetian views, among them 14 luminous paintings of the Grand Canal, which form the centerpiece of this book. The paintings are not only fascinating snapshots of Venetian daily life, from quayside workshops to the bustling festivities of Ascension Day around St Mark’s Square, but...


Canaletto: Colour Library
Christopher P. Baker
0714832499
August 1998
Paperback
·
 


Canaletto
Dorothea Terpitz
3829056842
June 1998
(Hardcover) - Spanish
·
 


Venice Through Canaletto's Eyes
David Bomford
1857092198
January 1998
Hardcover
·
 
Book Description
This beautiful book takes the reader on a journey through Canaletto`s native Venice. Through a spectacular group of Canaletto`s masterpieces in the National Gallery Collection and other works relating to them, the authors explore the artist`s painting technique and treatment of the topography of Venice, showing how Canaletto altered scenes to emphasize certain aspects and moods of the city.National Gallery, London, Publications Paper ISBN 0-300-07696-7. --This text refers to the Paperback edition.


Drawings by Canaletto, (The Great masters of drawing)
Canaletto
0486219909


·
 
Language Notes
Text: English, Italian (translation)


Views of Venice by Canaletto
Antonio Visentini (Illustrator)
0486227057
June 1971
Paperback
·
 
Book Description
Famous series of paintings reproduced in contemporary engravings by Visentini. Wonderful view of 18th-century Venice; thorough text by J. Links. 50 illus.


The Complete paintings of Canaletto
Canaletto, Lionello Puppi
0810955040


·
 
Language Notes
Text: English, Italian (translation) --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.


Canaletto & England
Michael J. H. Liversidge (Editor), et al
1858940028


·
 


Canaletto (The Colour library of art)
Adrian Eeles
B0006BXYUQ


·
 


Canaletto
Nicholas Ross (Author), Giovanni Antonia Canal (Author)
B000E1AEYM

Hardcover
·
 

  ©BookFinder USA LLC.
  All rights reserved.