Portrait of Giovanni Antonio Canal Canaletto

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1697-1768

Italian Rococo Painter

Giovanni Antonio Canal, better known as Canaletto, was an Italian painter famous for his landscape paintings of Venice and other Italian cities. He was born on October 18, 1697, in Venice, Italy, and died on April 19, 1768, in the same city. Canaletto is considered one of the most important artists of the 18th century and a master of the veduta (a highly detailed, usually large-scale painting of a cityscape or other vista) genre.

Canaletto was born into a family of artists, as his father, Bernardo Canal, was a theatrical scene painter. He initially followed in his father's footsteps, working as an assistant in the family business. In his early years, Canaletto was influenced by the works of the Roman painter Giovanni Paolo Pannini and the Dutch landscape painter Gaspar van Wittel.

In the 1720s, Canaletto began to focus on painting the cityscapes of Venice, which would become his signature subject matter. His early works were characterized by their attention to detail, precise perspective, and use of atmospheric effects. Canaletto's paintings captured the beauty and grandeur of Venice, and his work became highly sought after by collectors, particularly British tourists visiting Italy on the Grand Tour.

Canaletto's success led him to expand his subject matter to include other Italian cities, such as Rome and Florence. In 1746, he moved to London, where he continued to paint cityscapes and landscapes, including views of the Thames River and Westminster Bridge. During his time in England, Canaletto's style evolved, becoming more fluid and less focused on precise detail. He returned to Venice in 1755 and continued to paint until his death in 1768.

Canaletto's influence on the veduta genre was significant, and his work inspired many artists, including his nephew Bernardo Bellotto, who became a successful painter in his own right. Today, Canaletto's paintings can be found in major museums and collections around the world, and his work continues to be celebrated for its remarkable depiction of the urban landscape and its ability to transport viewers to the streets and canals of 18th-century Venice.

308 Canaletto Artworks

Ale Porte del Dolo, c.1735/44 by Canaletto | Paper Art Print

Ale Porte del Dolo c.1735/44

Giclée Paper Art Print
$46.69
SKU: 6760-CAN
Giovanni Antonio Canal Canaletto
Original Size:30 x 43.2 cm
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, California, USA

Le Porte del Dolo, c.1735/44 by Canaletto | Paper Art Print

Le Porte del Dolo c.1735/44

Giclée Paper Art Print
$46.69
SKU: 6759-CAN
Giovanni Antonio Canal Canaletto
Original Size:29.7 x 42.8 cm
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, California, USA

Pra della Valle, n.d. by Canaletto | Paper Art Print

Pra della Valle n.d.

Giclée Paper Art Print
$46.69
SKU: 6758-CAN
Giovanni Antonio Canal Canaletto
Original Size:29.5 x 42.9 cm
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, California, USA

Imaginary View of Padua, 1742 by Canaletto | Paper Art Print

Imaginary View of Padua 1742

Giclée Paper Art Print
$46.69
SKU: 6757-CAN
Giovanni Antonio Canal Canaletto
Original Size:29.8 x 42.8 cm
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, California, USA

Imaginary View of Venice, 1741 by Canaletto | Paper Art Print

Imaginary View of Venice 1741

Giclée Paper Art Print
$46.69
SKU: 6756-CAN
Giovanni Antonio Canal Canaletto
Original Size:30.2 x 43.1 cm
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, California, USA

La Piera del Bando, n.d. by Canaletto | Paper Art Print

La Piera del Bando n.d.

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$46.69
SKU: 6755-CAN
Giovanni Antonio Canal Canaletto
Original Size:14.3 x 20.8 cm
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, California, USA

Le Procuratie Niove et St. Zimian, n.d. by Canaletto | Paper Art Print

Le Procuratie Niove et St. Zimian n.d.

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$46.69
SKU: 6754-CAN
Giovanni Antonio Canal Canaletto
Original Size:14.3 x 20.9 cm
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, California, USA

Landscape with Tower and Two Ruined Pillars, n.d. by Canaletto | Paper Art Print
SKU: 6753-CAN
Giovanni Antonio Canal Canaletto
Original Size:14.5 x 20.8 cm
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, California, USA

Landscape with A Woman at a Well, n.d. by Canaletto | Paper Art Print

Landscape with A Woman at a Well n.d.

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$46.69
SKU: 6752-CAN
Giovanni Antonio Canal Canaletto
Original Size:13.2 x 20.6 cm
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, California, USA

The Market at Dolo, n.d. by Canaletto | Paper Art Print

The Market at Dolo n.d.

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$46.69
SKU: 6751-CAN
Giovanni Antonio Canal Canaletto
Original Size:14.3 x 20.9 cm
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, California, USA

Title Plate from the Series Vedute, c.1735/46 by Canaletto | Paper Art Print
SKU: 6750-CAN
Giovanni Antonio Canal Canaletto
Original Size:29.5 x 42.8 cm
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, California, USA

The Market on the Molo, n.d. by Canaletto | Paper Art Print

The Market on the Molo n.d.

Giclée Paper Art Print
$46.69
SKU: 6749-CAN
Giovanni Antonio Canal Canaletto
Original Size:14.3 x 20.9 cm
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, California, USA

Landscape, n.d. by Canaletto | Paper Art Print

Landscape n.d.

Giclée Paper Art Print
$46.69
SKU: 6747-CAN
Giovanni Antonio Canal Canaletto
Original Size:14.5 x 20.9 cm
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, California, USA

The Equestrian Monument, n.d. by Canaletto | Paper Art Print

The Equestrian Monument n.d.

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$46.69
SKU: 6746-CAN
Giovanni Antonio Canal Canaletto
Original Size:14.2 x 20.9 cm
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, California, USA

The Terrace, n.d. by Canaletto | Paper Art Print

The Terrace n.d.

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$46.69
SKU: 6745-CAN
Giovanni Antonio Canal Canaletto
Original Size:14.4 x 21.3 cm
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, California, USA

A Water Wheel: Studies of Roofs, n.d. by Canaletto | Paper Art Print

A Water Wheel: Studies of Roofs n.d.

Giclée Paper Art Print
$46.69
SKU: 6744-CAN
Giovanni Antonio Canal Canaletto
Original Size:19.9 x 28.6 cm
Fogg Art Museum at Harvard University, Massachusetts, USA

Two Views of Waterfronts, n.d. by Canaletto | Paper Art Print

Two Views of Waterfronts n.d.

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$46.69
SKU: 6743-CAN
Giovanni Antonio Canal Canaletto
Original Size:22 x 29.2 cm
Fogg Art Museum at Harvard University, Massachusetts, USA

A Panorama of a Village: Sketch of a Building, c.1742 by Canaletto | Paper Art Print
SKU: 6742-CAN
Giovanni Antonio Canal Canaletto
Original Size:14.2 x 39.2 cm
Fogg Art Museum at Harvard University, Massachusetts, USA

A View of Roofs: Landscape Sketch, c.1740 by Canaletto | Paper Art Print

A View of Roofs: Landscape Sketch c.1740

Giclée Paper Art Print
$46.69
SKU: 6741-CAN
Giovanni Antonio Canal Canaletto
Original Size:18.8 x 22.2 cm
Fogg Art Museum at Harvard University, Massachusetts, USA

San Nicolo, n.d. by Canaletto | Paper Art Print

San Nicolo n.d.

Giclée Paper Art Print
$46.69
SKU: 6740-CAN
Giovanni Antonio Canal Canaletto
Original Size:19.3 x 29.2 cm
Fogg Art Museum at Harvard University, Massachusetts, USA

The Church of the Redentore, c.1742 by Canaletto | Paper Art Print

The Church of the Redentore c.1742

Giclée Paper Art Print
$46.69
SKU: 6739-CAN
Giovanni Antonio Canal Canaletto
Original Size:31.1 x 47.6 cm
Fogg Art Museum at Harvard University, Massachusetts, USA

Piazza San Marco: Looking South-West, c.1750/59 by Canaletto | Canvas Print
SKU: 6738-CAN
Giovanni Antonio Canal Canaletto
Original Size:67.3 x 102 cm
Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, USA

English Landscape Capriccio with a Column, c.1754 by Canaletto | Canvas Print
SKU: 6737-CAN
Giovanni Antonio Canal Canaletto
Original Size:134 x 106.4 cm
National Gallery of Art, Washington, USA

Old Walton Bridge over the Thames, 1754 by Canaletto | Canvas Print

Old Walton Bridge over the Thames 1754

Giclée Canvas Print
$49.02
SKU: 6736-CAN
Giovanni Antonio Canal Canaletto
Original Size:48.8 x 76.7 cm
Dulwich Picture Gallery, London, United Kingdom

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