By Lucy Whitaker, Rosie Razzall
Canaletto and the artwork of Venice is the 1st ebook to show off in complete this wealthy selection of eighteenth-century Venetian paintings held via the Royal assortment. It explores work, prints, and drawings through Canaletto, in addition to a lot of his contemporaries, together with Sebastiano and Marco Ricci, Antonio Visentini, Francesco Zuccarelli, and Giovanni Battista Piazzetta. Lavishly illustrated, the booklet offers those works opposed to the heritage of the social and creative networks of the interval, taking a look at the hyperlinks among paintings and theater in Venice, in addition to the position of town as a middle for printmaking and publication production.
Brilliantly alive with gentle, Canaletto’s work and prints recreate with outstanding readability occasions prior, and appreciation for his paintings maintains to extend and develop. Canaletto and the artwork of Venice presents welcome perception into either the artist and the wider veduta style of city panorama painting.