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Canaletto

Drawings at Windsor Castle

K.T. Parker

 160 pages

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ISBN 978 8 877791 05 4

This catalogue showcases the extraordinary collection of Canaletto's drawings from the Royal Collection, held in the Print Room at Windsor Castle.

Within the compass of this single collection, purchased by George III from Consul Joseph Smith, the whole range of Canaletto's production and the full measure of his genius are revealed.

Karl Theodore Parker was an art historian and museum curator. He was Keeper at Ashmolean Museum Oxford from 1945 to 1962, FBA 1950, CBE 1954, Kt 1960, Trustee National Gallery 1962 to 1969 and Honorary Fellow Oriel College Oxford.

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