The Glory of Venice

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1995-01-01
  • Publisher: Yale Univ Pr

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Venice, home of Tiepolo, Canaletto, Piranesi, Piazzetta, and Guardi, was the city of eighteenth-century Italy most conducive to the creation of art. This lavishly illustrated book examines the whole range of the arts in Venice during this period, including paintings, pastels and gouaches, drawings and watercolors, prints, illustrated books, and sculpture.

Table of Contents

Committeesp. 7
Acknowledgementsp. 7
Forewordp. 8
Lenders to the Exhibitionp. 10
The Glory of Venicep. 13
Introduction to 18th Century Venetian Artp. 22
The International Taste for Venetian Artp. 44
Aspects of Cultural Politics in 18th Century Venicep. 60
Sebastiano Ricci and the New Centuryp. 69
Townscapes and Landscapesp. 93
Rococo Artistsp. 113
The Piazzetta Paradoxp. 139
Giambattista Tiepolop. 171
Canalettop. 219
The Neo-Palladians and Mid-century Landscapep. 247
Artists of Religion and Genrep. 267
The Brothers Guardip. 293
Domenico Tiepolo and his Contemporariesp. 329
Bernardo Bellottop. 361
Giovanni Battista Piranesip. 377
Antonio Canovap. 407
Editorial Notep. 423
Biographies and Catalogue of worksp. 424
Select Bibliographyp. 516
Photographic Acknowledgementsp. 527
Indexp. 528
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