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BELLOTTO, Bernardo (1721 - 1780), Painter, engraver, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BELLOTTO, Bernardo (1721 - 1780), Painter, engraver, draughtsman

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Italian, 18th century, male.

Born 1721, in Venice; died 17 October 1780, in Warsaw.

Painter, engraver, draughtsman. Landscapes, architectural views.

[not available online]Bernardo Bellotto was sometimes (and particularly outside Italy) known as 'Canaletto Bellotto' or 'Bellotto the Younger', probably to distinguish him from his celebrated uncle Giovanni Antonio Canal ('Canaletto'). The confusion surrounding his name was exacerbated by Bernardo himself, who signed some of

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