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Goivanni Antionio CAnal

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Introduction

This piece was painted by Giovanni Antonio Canal, Canaletto, and is called The Grand Canal and the church of Salute. It was painted in 1730 in Venice. It shows the distance between the far away buildings and the close up gondolas. ...read more.

Middle

There is more detail on the closer up buildings because in real life you can see more detail the closer you are. This helps the depth of the picture, making it seem more life like and 3D. ...read more.

Conclusion

It also helps show that in between the buildings the shadow of the previous building is showing. This helps it appear more 3D and real. This piece is very realistic and in proportion. The perspective is shown very well and good tone is used. The buildings are in scale and single point perspective is used, meaning that the picture is only looked at from one angle. ...read more.

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