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Canaletto from the Woburn Abbey Collection

Venetian water levels, algae belts… and Canaletto?

July 8 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Holburne Museum Holburne Museum
Bath, BA2 4DB United Kingdom
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Inspired by our exhibition Canaletto: Painting Venice Professor Dario Camuffo will explore his use of Canaletto’s paintings as a proxy method to study the changes of sea levels in Venice. What can eighteenth-century paintings tell us about modern-day Venice? What information can be extracted from past depictions of the city in order to understand its present?...

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