ARTISTS IN VENICE

1. Giovanni Bellini

Giovanni Bellini (1430–1516), with his father Jacopo and brother Gentile, made Venice one of the greatest centres of Renaissance art. His anatomy studies added great precision to his work. His trademarks are radiant Madonnas, serene St Peters and brilliant satiny robes.

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The Madonna of the Meadow (1505) by Giovanni Bellini

2. Canaletto (Giovanni Antonio Canal)

Famous for his landscapes of Venice and England, Canaletto (1697–1768) thrived under the patronage of the British ...

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