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.

July 9, 2017
Painter, draughtsman, and printmaker Paolo Anesi was born 9 July 1697 in Rome.

October 24, 2016
Today, 24 October, is the feast day of Saint Raphael the Archangel.

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 1, 2016
Francesco Guardi died on New Year’s Day 1793 in Venice , where he had spent his career as a veduta painter.

November 21, 2013
The church of Santa Maria della Salute was constructed as a votive offering to the Virgin Mary to end the plague of 1630 that killed about a third of the Venetian population.

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