Venetian Artists-18th Century

Venetian Artists-18th Century

Venetian Artists-18th Century. In contrast to political decline; Venetian painters were in remarkable demand all over Europe. Flourishing craftsmanship attracted people and buyers from all over the world and their art had become by the mid-18th century; a commodity...

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Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo

Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo

  Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo, was an 18th century Italian painter and printmaker of the Venetian school during the late baroque era. He was the son of the famous artist Giovanni Battista Tiepolo and elder brother of Lorenzo Baldissera Tiepolo. Born in 1727, in his...

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Sebastiano Ricci

Sebastiano Ricci

Sebastiano Ricci was an 18th C., prolific and internationally renowned Italian painter of the late Baroque school of Venice. In his early life he was jailed twice, for “youthful indiscretions”, but this did not seem to interfere with his rapid rise to renown and many...

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Giovanni Antonio Pellegrini

Giovanni Antonio Pellegrini

Giovanni Antonio Pellegrini was one of the leading Venetian history painters, of the early 18th century. He travelled widely on commissions, creating graceful decorations, that were particularly successful with the aristocracy of central and northern Europe. His style...

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Jacopo Amigoni

Jacopo Amigoni

Jacopo Amigoni, was a prolific 18th century painter of the Rococo period; who began his career in Venice, but found fame throughout Europe. After completing his training in Venice, he spent the majority of his career abroad, with long sojourns in southern Germany...

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Michele Marieschi

Michele Marieschi

Michele Marieschi, was an 18th century Venetian painter and engraver; known for his landscape views and imaginary architectural scenes. First trained as a scene painter, he spent the first part of his life working in Germany.  Returning to Venice in 1731, he embarked...

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Bernardo Bellotto

Bernardo Bellotto

Bernardo Bellotto was an 18th C Venetian urban landscape painter, famous for his views of European cities: Dresden, Vienna, Turin, and Warsaw. He was the student and nephew of the renowned Canaletto and sometimes used the latter's illustrious name, signing himself as...

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Giovanni Battista Piazzetta

Giovanni Battista Piazzetta

Giovanni Battista Piazzetta, painter of religious, history and genre scenes; was an outstanding Venetian artist of the 18th century. His art evolved from Italian Baroque traditions of the 17th century, to a Rococco manner in his mature style. Piazzetta as an artist,...

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Giovanni Battista Pittoni

Giovanni Battista Pittoni

Giovanni Battista Pittoni, was an 18th C Venetian painter of religious and mythological subjects; during the late Baroque or Rococo era. He was among the founders of the Academy of Fine Arts of Venice, of which in 1758; he became the second president, succeeding...

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Marco Ricci

Marco Ricci

Marco Ricci, was a North Italian painter of the Baroque period, who also worked in England; before returning to Venice until his death. Working in oils, and later gouache on goats-skin and also etching; Marco's accomplishments were important in the subsequent...

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