The Glory of Venice: Art in the Eighteenth Century

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Venice, home of Tiepolo, Canaletto, Piranesi, Piazzetta, and Guardi, was the most artistic city of 18th-century Italy. This beautiful book examines the whole range of the arts in Venice during the period, including paintings, pastels and gouaches, drawings and watercolors, prints and illustrated books and sculpture. Beautifully illustrated.
 

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This beautiful book has served as the catalog of a survey exhibition held in London and Washington in 1994-95. The 16 authoritative essays by an international cast of museum and academic scholars ... Read full review

Contents

Committees
7
The Glory of Venice Andrew Robison
13
Introduction to i8thCentury Venetian An Michael Levey
22
The International Taste for Venetian
44
Rococo Artists Alessandro Bettagno
113
Editorial Note
423
Select Bibliography
516
Index
528
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