Canaletto

Artistic period 1701 to 1750

Nationality

Italian

Birth

1697 (Venezia)

Death

1768 (Venezia)

Biography

Canaletto was the artist's name of two related painters:



Giovanni Antonio Canal (1697-1768) was famous for his paintings of Venice and England.

Bernardo Bellotto (1722-1780), nephew of Canal and also famous for his paintings of Warsaw and Dresden:



Dresden from the right bank of the Elbe below the Augustus Bridge, an oil painting by Bernardo Bellotto from 1748 called Canaletto View.

Vienna, seen from the Belvedere, oil painting by Bernardo Bellotto from 1758-61 called Canaletto View.

Canaletto (La Spezia), suburb of La Spezia in Italy

(8123) Canaletto, asteroid