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Visible brushstrokes: 4. the curious case of Francesco Guardi

In the second article in this series, I remarked how in the latter half of the eighteenth century, a hundred years before the birth of Impressionism, the Venetian painter Francesco Guardi used very painterly marks in his views of Venice. 1,546 more words

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gretl feeson reblogged this on Letters & notes and commented:

Really interesting piece on Francesco Guardi here from eclecticlight

Quattro Minuti con Casanova: Guardi's House

Francesco Guardi, as you might have guessed from the paintbrush between his fingers, was a painter. He was known for Venetian cityscapes. He was also painting teacher to Francesco Casanova, brother to the more famous Giacomo Casanova. 83 more words

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