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VENEDIGS RUHM IM NORDEN: DIE GROSSEN VENEZIANISCHEN MALER DES 18. JAHRHUNDERTS, IHRE AUFTRAGGEBER UND IHRE SAMMLER (Venice's Fame in the North: The Great Venetian Painters of the 18th Century, Their Patrons and Their Collectors). Niedersachsisches Landesmuseum, Hannover, 1991. Organized in association with Kunstmuseum Dusseldorf im Ehrenhof. 414 pp. with 239 ills. (102 col.). 32 x 25 cm. ISBN 3980086976 In German.
Investigating the role of Venice as an influential center of 18th-century European art, especially as reflected in the popularity of Venetian painters among Northern European collectors, this substantial catalogue features full-page color reproductions and individual scholarly analyses of more than 150 paintings and drawings (including vedute, portraits and depictions of mythological, biblical and genre subjects) by 22 important artists, among them Marco and Sebastiano Ricci, Giovanni Battista Tiepolo, Francesco Guardi, Piazzetta, Bellotto, Carlevarijs and Canaletto. Eight essays discuss the social and political climate of Settecento Venice, the activities of major British, German and Swedish collectors, the notable works produced by Giovanni Antonio Pellegrini in Dusseldorf, Dresden and Mannheim, and the impact of Venetian art in Austria and southern Germany.
Indexing: Western, Europe — Italy — 1600-1800 — Drawing and Watercolor, Painting
Plans: 01,06,15
Worldwide Number: 023409
Paperbound $85.00    

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