Warwick Castle by Canaletto

Warwick Castle by Canaletto

Description

The east front of Warwick Castle from the outer court, painted by Canaletto in 1752.

Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, Birmingham.

Source Desc

Gillian Tipson at en.wikipedia

Licence

Public domain in the United States

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Castle History

Castle history started in Europe and the Middle East during the Middle Ages and was supported almost entirely by nobility and military. Castle can be defined as a type of fortified structure, usually built of earth and timber, but stone later replaced their defenses. Read here more about evolution of castles.

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