Person    | Male  Born 28/10/1697  Died 19/4/1768

Antonio Canaletto

Categories: Art, Seriously Famous

Countries: Italy

Venetian painter. When the supply of Grand Tourists coming to Venice and buying his paintings dried up due to war, Canaletto decided to come to England. He arrived in 1746 and stayed until 1755, painting a number of London scenes. Review of an excellent 2007 exhibition 'Canaletto in England'.

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Antonio Canaletto

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Antonio Canaletto - W2

This plaque is not genuine. English Heritage have told us that they have, on ...

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Canaletto

LCC Antonio Canal, called Canaletto (1697 - 1768), Venetian painter lived here.

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Dulwich Picture Gallery

Dulwich Picture Gallery Dulwich Picture Gallery, England's very first public ...

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Spirit of Soho Mural

Interesting that Coca Cola are specifically mentioned on the panel but not as...

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