Musee Maillol opens Canaletto in Venice exhibition

Musee Maillol presents Canaletto in Venice, an exhibition on view from 19 September 2012 to 10 February 2013.

The exhibition will bring together more than 50 carefully selected works, from the greatest museums and some historic private collections. On display too will be his drawings and also the famous sketchbook from about 1731, a rare loan by the Gabinetto dei Disegni e Stampe Gallerie the Cabinet of Prints and Drawings of the Accademia Gallery in Venice, which will be displayed open but which can be fully explored on computers.

Giovanni Antonio Canal (28 October 1697 – 19 April 1768[1]) better known as Canaletto (Italian: [kanaˈletto]), was a Venetian painter of landscapes, or vedute, of Venice. He was also an important printmaker in etching.

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