By Octave Uzanne
Annotation Giovanni Antonio Canal, sometimes called Canaletto (1697-1768) was once initiated to portray and viewpoint by means of his father who used to be himself a painter. Canaletto was once recognized for his vedute - large-scale work of cityscapes or perspectives. whereas artwork fans of his ti.
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3 See Guardi’s painting in the Louvre that depicts the Corpus Christi procession at Saint Mark’s Square. 4 The libro d’oro was destroyed in 1797 during the wars of the Republic, but some copies still exist. Like Venice, several other Italian cities had nobility registries. 5 Apostolo Zeno, born in 1668, was not a noble, in the least, because his grandfather was not registered in the libro d’oro, even though he had illustrious roots. Unable to obtain a post at Saint Mark’s library, he accepted an offer from Emperor Charles VI, who granted him the position of court poet and historian.
The University of Padua turned to Gaspard Gozzi when they needed a general revision of its constitutions and a new studies plan. With the exception of Metastasio, considered the greatest lyricist of his time, all the poets cherished by Italy, including Apostolo Zeno, Chiari, Goldoni and both of the Gozzis, were all Venetian subjects, by either birth or adoption. The use of verse was therefore constant; indeed every public ceremony or family event provided an excuse to write several stanzes, which made up a large part of each of these authors’ works.
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Canaletto by Octave Uzanne