Bernardo Bellotto

(Sometimes Known as Canaletto)

1720-1780 Italy-Rococo

 

Brief Biography-Bernardo Bellotto was the nephew and student of Canaletto. His early works bore Canaletto's influence. Later he acquired his own unique style which was less colourful but had a hint of Dutch style landscapes. It is thought he perfected the use of the camera obscura in Venice. He left Venice for good in 1742 and went north to Rome, Dresden and Vienna. He was successful in receiving commissions in every city. Eventually in 1764 he settled in Warsaw where his work is said to have developed a warmer touch. He spent his last years in Warsaw. His brother Pietro became a successful portraitist in France.

 

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Dresden from
the Elbe

Dresden from the Elbe

Capriccio with
the Colosseum

Capriccio with the Colosseum

Ruins of Old
Kreuzkirche Dresden

Ruins of Old Kreuzkirche Dresden

Capriccio of the
Capito

Capriccio of the Capito

Dresden from the
Left Bank of the Elbe

Dresden from the Left Bank of the Elbe

Frauenkirche and
Rampische Gasse

Frauenkirche and Rampische Gasse

Liechtenstein
Garden Palace

Liechtenstein Garden Palace

View of Gazzada
near Varese

View of Gazzada near Varese


Kreuzkirche

Kreuzkirche

Rio de
Mendicanti

Rio de Mendicanti

Liechtenstein
Palace

Liechtenstein Palace

Capriccio
Padovano

Capriccio Padovano

Cagnola at
Gazzada

Cagnolla at Gazzada


Courtyard

Courtyard Of The Castle At Koningstein From The South


Pirna

Pirna from the Sonnenstein Castle

Augustus
Bridge

Augustus Bridge

New Market Square
Dresden

New Market Square Dresden

Piazza Della Signoria
in Florence

Piazza della Signoria in Florence

Vienna from
Belvedere

 Vienna from Belvedere

Canaletto with Thiele
and Dietrich

Canaletto with Thiele and Dietrich

Pirna from the
Harbour Town

Pirna from the Harbour GTown

Dresden and
Augustus Bridge

Dresden and Augustus Bridge

Moat of the Zwinger
in Dresden

Moat of the Zwinger in Dresden

Piazza di San
Giovanni in Laterano

Piazza di San Giovanni in Laterano

Vienna from
Kaunitz

Vienna from Kaunitz


Warsaw

Warsaw

River
Adige

River Adige

Self-
Portrait

Architectural Capriccio with a Self-Portrait of Bellotto in the Costume of a Venetian Nobleman

Vienna
Lobkowitzplatz

Vienna  Lobkowitzplatz

Grand Canal
at San Stae

Grand Canal at San Stae

Verona and the
River Adige

Verona and the River Adige

Verona from
the Ponte Nuovo

Verona from the Ponte Nuovo

Entry of Jerzy
Ossolinski into Rome

Entry of Jerzy Ossolinski into Rome

Fantastic Architecture
with Franciszek

Fantastic Architecture with Franciszek Salezy Potocki

New Market Square
in Dresden

New Market Square in Dresden

Rome Arch of
Constantine

Rome Arch of Constantine

Lagoon
landscape

Lagoon landscape

Nymphenburg
Palace

Nymphenburg Palace

Ruins of a
Temple

Ruins of a Temple

The Iron
Gate Square

The Iron Gate Square

Ruins of
the Pirnaische

Ruins of the Pirnaische Vorstadt Dresden

Ruins of the
Rome Bar

Ruins of the Rome Bar

The Grand Canal
in Venice

The Grand Canal in Venice

Ujazdow Castle
in Warsaw

Ujazdow Castle in Warsaw

University
of Vienna

University of Vienna

Venetian
Capriccio

Venetian Capriccio with View of Santa Maria dei Miracoli

View
of Dresden

View of Dresden

View
of Turin

View of Turin

Colosseum
and Arch

Colosseum and Arch of Constantine

View
of Warsaw

View of Warsaw

Election
of Stanislaw

Election of Stanislaw Two August of Poland at Wola