The monographic exhibition celebrates the Venetian artist Bernardo Bellotto (1722‒1780) on the occasion of his 300th birthday.
The retrospective celebrates the Venetian artist Bernardo Bellotto (1722-1780) on the occasion of his 300th birthday. Birthday. Bellotto, named after his uncle and teacher – Antonio Canal – Canaletto, is considered one of the most important painters of cityscapes, known as veduten, in the 18th century. To this day, his paintings give us a unique insight into architecture and everyday life of the Baroque period.
With around 140 exhibits, the show in the Alter Meister Gallery offers a unique view of Bellotto’s life and work, and takes a look at the most important stages of his artistic work.