male / Italian
etcher, painter, draftsperson
Venice 1697-10-17
Canaletto was born on 17 October 1697 and baptised by a parish priest on 30 October 1697 (White 2015).
Venice 1768-04-19
Canaletto died around seven in the evening on 19 April 1768 (White 2015).
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Canaletto was the son and pupil of the theater painter Bernardo Canal; uncle of Bernardo Bellotto.
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This field specifies the various subject categories or genres that constitute the oeuvre of the artist in question. The contents of this field are generally based more on the documentation available at the RKD than on the literature.
cityscape, topography, architecture (genre)
Creation date: 1998-08-26; Last modified date: 2021-11-18


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