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Canaletto (aka Antonio Canaletto)
Venetian (Venice, 1697 - 1768, Venice) Primary

A Regatta on the Grand Canal

18th century
Oil on board

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: W.150
Other Number(s): Deanery.206 (Deanery Number)
Geography: Europe, Italy
Classification: Fine and Visual Arts; Paintings; Oil Paintings
Culture/Nationality: Italian
Collection: M. Carey Thomas Collection, Deanery Collection
On View: Bryn Mawr College, Wyndham Alumnae House, 1st Floor

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  • architecture
  • boats - Watercraft generally smaller and less seaworthy than ships and generally not designed to cross large open waters.
  • canals - Artificial navigable waterways.
  • cityscapes - Refers to creative works that depict settlements that may be considered cities, which are large or important communities with population, status, and internal complexity greater than most towns in the region. For creative works depicting towns, use "townscapes (representations)."
  • figures - Representations of humans, animals, or mythical beasts, in any medium.
  • gondolas - Long, narrow, flat-bottomed, bilaterally asymmetrical boats having a tall ornamental stem, propelled by a single sculling oar and used as water taxis along the canals of Venice.
  • oil paintings - Creative works in the medium of oil paint.
  • seascapes and water scenes

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  • Charles Beddington and Amanda Bradley. Venice: Canaletto and His Rivals (London, England: National Gallery, 2010), p. 83; 143. Figure Number: no. 17; 60
  • J. G. Links and Andrew Robison. The Glory of Venice (New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1994), p. 225; 219-245. Figure Number: no.136

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