February 21, 2023
Last chance to catch your carri di Carnevale: 1 March 2022 serves as “Martedì Grasso,” otherwise known as “Mardi Gras,” “Fat Tuesday,” or, from an ecclesiastical perspective, “Shrove Tuesday,” the last day before “Ash Wednesday” and the beginning of Lent.

May 3, 2018
Catch if You Can: Canaletto, 1697-1768

January 1, 2018
Veduta painter Francesco Guardi died on 1 January 1793.

October 5, 2017
Veduta painter Francesco Guardi was born on 5 October 1712 in Venice.

August 16, 2017
Today, 16 August, is the Feast Day of San Rocco, also known as Saint Roch, the ‘plague saint’.

June 26, 2017
Italian painter, engraver, architect, and theorist Antonio Visentini died on this day – June 26th – in 1782 in his hometown of Venice.

November 17, 2016
Painter Bernardo Bellotto Died on 17 November 1780 in Warsaw.

April 29, 2016
Venetian painter and draughtsman Giovanni Battista Piazzetta died on 29 April 1754.

February 12, 2016
Known as the father of Italian vedute (views), Luca Carlevaris died on 12 February 1730 in Venice, the city stimulated his artistry and brought him renown.

January 13, 2016
philamuseum : The Italian artist Canaletto was famous for his views of Venice, such as this one.

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