Giovanni Antonio Canal (Canaletto) - The Encyclopedia of Fine Arts - Artist, Painter  Giovanni Antonio Canal (Canaletto)

Style: Rococo;Baroque

Place: Venice

Born: 1697

Death: 1768

Nationality: Italy


Giovanni Antonio Canal (28 October 1697 - 19 April 1768) better known as Canaletto, was a Venetian painter famous for his landscapes, or vedute, of Venice. He was also an important printmaker in etching. Early career He was born in Venice as the son of the painter Bernardo Canal, hence his mononym Canaletto ("little Canal"), and Artemisia Barbieri....