Painting of Alnwick Castle by Canaletto

Painting of Alnwick Castle by Canaletto

Description

An 18th-century painting of Alnwick Castle by Canaletto.

Canaletto was an Italian painter of landscapes (vedute ) as well as an important printmaker in etching.

According to the Bridgeman Art Library, the medium is unknown and the painting is in a private collection.

Author Description

Canaletto - Giovanni Antonio Canal (17 or 18 October 1697 – 19 April 1768)

Licence

Public domain

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