Canaletto
(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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Name:Canaletto
Dates:1697 - 1768
Nationality:Italian
Sex:Male
This artist has 149 artworks in the database. Add more!
Top owners of works by this artist
Royal Collection Trust (UK) - Buckingham Palace(United Kingdom - London)26 artworks
Private collection21 artworks
Royal Collection Trust (UK) - Windsor Castle(United Kingdom - London)14 artworks
National Gallery - London(United Kingdom - London)12 artworks
Uknown owner10 artworks
Wallace Collection - London(United Kingdom - London)8 artworks
National Gallery of Art - Washington DC(United States - Washington)4 artworks
Galleria dell Accademia - Venice(Italy - Venice)3 artworks
Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister - Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden(Germany - Dresden)3 artworks
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco - de Young(United States - San Francisco)3 artworks
Fitzwilliam Museum(United Kingdom - Cambridge)3 artworks

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