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 (kăn′ə-lĕt′ō) Originally Giovanni Antonio Canal. 1697-1768.
Italian painter noted for his detailed and precisely proportioned views of Venice.


(Italian kanaˈlɛtto)
(Biography) original name Giovanni Antonio Canale. 1697–1768, Italian painter and etcher, noted particularly for his highly detailed paintings of cities, esp Venice, which are marked by strong contrasts of light and shade


(ˌkæn lˈɛt oʊ)

Antonio, (Canale), 1697–1768, Italian painter.
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I was only colouring the Canaletto engravings that hung in my old bedroom at home; the picture was a shifting one, my mind wandering uncertainly in search of more vivid images; I could see no accident of form or shadow without conscious labour after the necessary conditions.
Giovanni Canaletto, Hans Holbein and Kilimanjaro fly the flag for Ballydoyle, with Coolmore's number one jockey ryan Moore, who is seeking a third win in the race, on Giovanni Canaletto.
The Canaletto was kept in the private home of the head of the family Richard Douglas Pennant on the estate, rather than alongside the Rembrandt in the castle itself.
It's a nice aristocratic name which may even add a touch of drama when Channel 4 racecaller Simon Holt hollers aACAyand it's John F Kennedy who has taken up the running in this the 238th running of the Epsom Derby, with Ol Man River Giovanni Canaletto and Sir Isaac Newton in hot pursuitaACA*'
The Ballydoyle handler has a typically strong hand and could also run Giovanni Canaletto, Highland Reel and Jinsha Lake.
Which edifice in London was painted by Canaletto in 1746 and immortalised in poetry by Wordsworth in 1802?
Scope of Work: Works for Construction of Canaletto yard and quay with buffer zone and preparatory works for the shifting of the marinas and the upgrading of Molo Pagliari (Pagliari Quay)
North East art lovers are being urged not to miss the rare opportunity to see Canaletto masterpiece A Regatta on the Grand Canal away from London.
The Leger sponsors make the William Haggas-trained colt a 4-1 chance for the race following his run in the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby in which he finished five and a half lengths ahead of third home Giovanni Canaletto, extending his superiority from when they finished third and fourth in the Investec Derby at Epsom.
William Buick always seemed comfortable in the Godolphin blue colours as he sat in behind the leader and a decisive move three furlongs out to move between front-running Storm The Stars and Giovanni Canaletto, saw him dispute the lead and travelling strongly.
Once let down by a confident Buick, who had ensured there was never any likelihood of being hemmed in by Giovanni Canaletto off the turn, Gosden's charge quickly asserted and galloped on relentlessly for a runaway success.
Colm O'Donoghue keeps the ride on Qualify, while Derby fourth and sixth, Giovanni Canaletto and Kilimanjaro, partnered by Joseph O'Brien and Seamie Heffernan, have a mountain to climb.