Giovanni Antonio Canal called Canaletto - Venice, The Bucintoro Returning to the Molo on Ascension Day (detail), photo via sothebys

Canaletto / Giovanni Antonio Canal

September 13, 2013

Giovanni Antonio Canal, better known as Canaletto, was an Italian artist widely recognized for his precisely depicted and evocative views of Venice.

Featured image: Giovanni Antonio Canal called Canaletto - Venice, The Bucintoro Returning to the Molo on Ascension Day (detail), photo via sothebys.com