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Venice: National Gallery of Art

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Venice: National Gallery of Art Venice: Canaletto and His Rivals When: February 20–May 30, 2011 Link: http://www.nga.gov/exhibitions/veniceinfo.shtm Venice inspired a school of competitive view painters whose achievements are among the most brilliant in 18th-century art. The exhibition celebrates the rich variety of these Venetian views, known as vedute, through some 20 masterworks by Canaletto and […]

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February 23rd, 2011 at 10:14 am

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Caffè Florian

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Caffè Florian is a coffee house situated in the Procuratie Nuove of Piazza San Marco, Venice. It was established in 1720, and as the contender for the title of the oldest coffee house in continuous operation (Antico Caffè Greco in Rome was established in 1760).

Caffè Florian

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February 1st, 2011 at 1:18 pm

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