Canaletto

We can squeeze a quiz in after all:

1. Real surname?
2. Which technique printmaking?
3. Which Smith popularised him and where?
4. Where was he born?
5. Did he use camera obscura?
6. What was the criticism of his work which emerged?
7. Is this a real Canaletto – no smart alec replies that no, it’s an image – is the image of the real thing?

4 comments for “Canaletto

  1. dearieme
    April 26, 2019 at 11:09

    Just one Can’letto
    Give it to me,
    Delicious painting,
    From Italee …

    • Mr Mark Mills
      April 26, 2019 at 11:34

      Nice 🙂

      Wot? Ceci n’est pas un ice cream?

  2. Distant Relative
    April 26, 2019 at 21:35

    1. Near enough – subtract the “etto”
    2. Etch-a-sketch.
    7. Is this just fantasy?
    Caught in a sea-scape
    No escape from reality……

  3. April 26, 2019 at 22:54

    Think those just about sum it up. I always thought he was this:

    https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/1363652/beef-cannelloni

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