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LECTURE | “Viewing 18th-Century Venice with Canaletto and Casanova”

Frederick Ilchman, Chair, Art of Europe, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
LECTURE | “Viewing 18th-Century Venice with Canaletto and Casanova”
Friday, October 23, 2015
5:00pm to 6:00pm
Hood Auditorium
Sponsored By: 
Hood Museum of Art
Intended Audiences: Public
Categories: Arts , Exhibitions , Free Food , Lectures & Seminars

Although well past its peak militarily and economically, Venice in the eighteenth century remained Europe’s splendid playground. Accounts of foreign travelers describe operas, gambling, and courtesans in the spectacular setting of the lagoon city. Native sons of Venice, however, namely the painter Canaletto and the bon vivant Casanova, offer something even better: an insider’s view. A reception will follow in Kim Gallery.

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Alison Palizzolo

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