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Canaletto

ISBN: 978-0-7148-3249-4;
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Издательство: Phaidon
Страниц: 128
Формат: 225x304

GiovanniAntonioCanal,calledCanaletto,isoneofthemostpopularofalloldmasterpainters,admiredforhismagnificantviewsofVeniceandLondon.Inthewordsofoneofhiscontemporaries,Canalettohadthepowertopaintsothattheeyeisdeceivedandtrulybelievesitistherealthingitsees.Apprenticedtohisartistfather,Canalettobeganhiscareerasascene-painter.HespenthisformativeyearsinVeniceandisbestknownforhisdepictionsofthebuildings,canalsandfestivalsofhisnativecity,buthealsospentseveralyearsinEngland,wherehepaintedmanystunningLondonscenes,includingWestminsterBridge,WhitehallandtheOldHorseGuards,aswellasviewsofWarwickCastleandEtonCollege.