Canaletto: Colour Library (Phaidon Colour Library)

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Giovanni Antonio Canaletto (1697-1768) is one of the most popular of all old master painters. His views of Venice and London are much celebrated and admired. Canaletto began his career as a scene-painter with his father and his early work, such as the Architectural Capriccio of 1723, reflects this training. Unlike most of his fellow artists, Canaletto was interested in depicting the world around him, but he was more than a mere recorder of the amazing scenery of Venice or of Georgian England. He had the power, in the words of one of his contemporaries, to paint so that the eye is deceived and truly believes it is the real thing it sees, and his insight and technical skills were so dazzling that it was thought he must rely on some sort of optical apparatus.

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Christopher Baker is a freelance art historian. His publications include Rembrandt (1993) and he has co-authored The Complete Illustrated Catalogue of the National Gallery (1994).

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On the Colour Library Series "Ideal introductions for students and museum-goers."-Independent "Phaidon's excellent Colour Library series: [...] a good introduction to nearly 50 key artists and movements in art history."-Antiques Trade Gazette "The Phaidon Colour Library Series provides an invaluable introduction to key artists and movements in art history."-Art & Craft

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