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Canaletto and the Art of Venice

Exhibition on Screen

Phil Grabsky | 2017 | 87 MINS
UK/Italy | Some Subtitles

No artist better captures the essence and allure of Venice than Giovanni Antonio Canal, better known as Canaletto. This film offers an immersive journey into his remarkable life and art.

FROM 28 Jul

Date and Times

Sun 28 Jul
Wed 31 Jul
Sat 03 Aug

In Detail

Based on the extraordinary group of over 200 paintings, drawings and prints on display at The Queen’s Gallery, Buckingham Palace, this film conveys unparalleled insight into the artistry of Canaletto and his contemporaries, and the city he became a master at capturing.

The film also offers the chance to step inside two official royal residences - Buckingham Palace and Windsor Castle - to learn more about the artist and Joseph Smith, the man who introduced Canaletto to Britain. Embark on your very own 21st century grand tour and visit the sites immortalised by Canaletto’s views - from the Rialto Bridge to the Piazza San Marco, and the Palazzo Ducale to the Church of Santi Giovanni e Paolo.

Tickets £13.50