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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.
CANALETTO & THE ART OF VENICE (U)EXPLORE Her Majesty's private art collection with this documentary about the great 18th century Venetian landscape painter Canaletto.
The great artworks are photographed to their best advantage, and the city itself is visited to remind us there just one Canaletto.
FAMOUS: The canals of Venice Explore Her Majesty's private art collection with this documentary about the great 18th century Venetian landscape painter Canaletto.
The well does not have a bad strike-rate - Galileo, Sea The Stars and Camelot have been among scribes' successes, while last year's selection Giovanni Canaletto ran well in fourth.
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.
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.
Should that not be a problem, he looks set to justify his favouritism ahead of Jack Hobbs (6/1), Zawrack (15/2), hit by an injury doubt, Giovanni Canaletto (8/1) and Elm Park (8/1).