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Canaletto by Katharine Baetjer

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Publisher : Metropolitan Museum of Art
Binding : Paperback
Pages : 387
Publication Date : 9/3/2013
Condition : BRAND NEW
This is the catalog of an exhibition held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York from October 30, 1989 to January 21, 1990. It contains 127 plates of Canaletto's artwork, almost all in color, as well as an appendix that contains 5 documents in the artist's handwriting. Also included is an essay by the foremost expert on Canaletto, J. G. Links, who helped organize this exhibition, entitled "Canaletto: A Biographical Sketch". Four other essays, "Canaletto as Artist of the Urban Scene" by Michael Levey; "The Taste for Canaletto" by Francis Haskell; "Fantasy and Reality in Canaletto's Drawings" by Alessandro Bettagno; and, "The Development of Canaletto's Painting Technique" by Viola Pemberton-Pigott, all add insight into this great master and his art. First Edition 1989, Catalog for the 1989 Canaletto Exhibition by the NY Metropolitan Museum. Published by Metropolitan Museum, Large Format Softcover 587 pages. With many spectacular drawings, and full page, full color photos.