GIOVANNI ANTONIO CANAL, KNOWN AS CANALETTO (1687-1768)

The Loggetta, Venice Venice, the 1730s Oil on canvas 45.5 x 75.4 cm The Loggetta (1537-40), at the base of the campanile, or bell tower, in Saint Mark’s Square in Venice, was built as a small assembly room.  Canaletto’s painting was cut down at an unknown date, perhaps so that it could fit over a … Read more