Canaletto, aka Giovanni Antonio Canal
(Italian, 1697 - 1768)
This person is associated with: Veduta

His real name was Giovanni Antonio Canal.

Canaletto was the foremost Venetian veduta painter of the 18th century. His output consisted largely of meticulously detailed contemporary scenes of Venice for which he received many commissions from English tourists. Joseph Smith, the British Consul in Venice, also paid Canaletto to produce a large number of Venetian scenes, which Smith later sold to King George III of Great Britain. Canaletto also visited England and painted similar scenes in and around London.


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Contributors:   Josselin, kohn1fox, Willem Hemmen, rocsdad, kkvk
Dates:1697 - 1768
This artist has 163 artworks in the database. Add more!
Top owners of works by this artist
Private collection28 artworks
Royal Collection Trust (UK) - Buckingham Palace(United Kingdom - London)22 artworks
Royal Collection Trust (UK) - Hampton Court Palace(United Kingdom - Hampton Court)12 artworks
National Gallery - London(United Kingdom - London)12 artworks
Royal Collection Trust (UK) - Windsor Castle(United Kingdom - London)9 artworks
Wallace Collection - London(United Kingdom - London)8 artworks
Museum of Fine Arts - Boston(United States - Boston)4 artworks
National Gallery of Art - Washington DC(United States - Washington)4 artworks
Fitzwilliam Museum - University of Cambridge(United Kingdom - Cambridge)3 artworks
Galleria dell Accademia - Venice(Italy - Venice)3 artworks
Gemäldegalerie - Staatliche Museen zu Berlin(Germany - Berlin)3 artworks

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Creative works made by this person are in the PUBLIC DOMAIN (not copyrighted).

This person died over 70 years ago (in 1768).

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