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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.
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(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
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(ˌkæn lˈɛt oʊ)

Antonio, (Canale), 1697–1768, Italian painter.
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The most prominent vedutisti were Giovanni Antonio Canal (1697-1768), known as Canaletto; his nephew Bernardo Bellotto (ca 1722-80); and Francesco Guardi (1712-93) (10).
Canaletto, full name Giovanni Antonio Canal, was a Venetian-born artist who was popular amongst English art collectors and was a regular visitor to Britain.
Canaletto (Giovanni Antonio Canal) painted several different versions of the Piazza, which is regarded as evidence of its popularity with 18th century visitors to Venice.
in the Dutch pictures', he probably had Canaletto (Giovanni Antonio Canal; 1697-1768) and his fellow vedutisti in mind.
FIT FOR A KING GIOVANNI Antonio Canal was a famous Venetian painter.
SOME OF the finest paintings of Giovanni Antonio Canal (better known as Canaletto), along with his most important contemporaries, are on view in the exhibition, "Venice: Canaletto and His Rivals.
The landscapes of Giovanni Antonio Canal (1697-1768) are arguably the most familiar artistic products of 18th century Venice.
Antonio Canal, who was later known by the name Canaletto, grew up with art.