A guide in Venice
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Report on tourism in Venice, December 2008
On December 16th the City Council Tourist Dept, released its yearly report. In 2007 the City of Venice had 8,842,874 visitors lodged in all kind of facilities (hotels, pensions, b&B, campings) with a 7.2% increase on 2006. 7,415,986 were foreigners and 1,426,888 were Italians. Reviewing the 2007 data, Venice historical centre reached the pick...
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Venetian painters: Giovanni Bellini
Giovanni Bellini (1430-1516), the greatest painter of the early Renaissance in Venice, was born into a family of artists, both his father Jacopo, and his brother, Gentile, were well known artists and his sister married Andrea Mantegna, the important painter from Padua. Bellini was the first Italian artist to adopt the Flemish technique of oil...
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Venetian painters: Canaletto
[Venetian painters: Canaletto ] Antonio Canal called Canaletto (1697-1768)was the most famous “vedutista”, view painter, in Venice during the 18th century, the time of the Grand Tour. He was particularly successful in England since his agent and major collector was Joseph Smith, the British Consul in Venice. In 1746 Canaletto moved to London for...


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