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EXHIBITION ON SCREEN’s Canaletto & the Art of Venice and enjoy an immersive journey into the life and art of Venice’s famous view-painter, Giovanni Antonio Canal, better known as Canaletto.
The remarkable group of over 200 paintings, drawings and prints on display offer unparalleled insight into the artistry of Canaletto. No artist better captures the essence and allure of Venice than Canaletto himself.
Embark on a 21st century Grand Tour, visiting 18th century sites immortalised in Canaletto’s views – from the Rialto Bridge to the Piazza San Marco, and the Palazzo Ducale to the Church of Santi Giovanni e Paolo. Guided by Royal Collection Trust curators and the world’s leading experts in Venetian history, the film is not only a wonderful way to see the exhibition, but an opportunity to get closer to Canaletto and the city that inspired him!
Based on the exhibition at The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace
Saturday 4th August