18th-century Views of Italy: Canaletto, Guardi and Panini
(Giovanni Antonio Canal) Canaletto (Italian, 1697–1768), The Piazzetta, Venice, Looking North, early 1730s, Oil on canvas, The Norton Simon Foundation, © The Norton Simon Foundation
- 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Beginning in the late 16th century, it became fashionable for young noblemen to visit Italy as a part of their classical education. Explore the paintings made for well-to-do tourists to bring home from their travels.
- Free with admission.
- Please note that space is limited to 25 participants. Sign up at the Information Desk no later than 15 minutes prior to the tour.
- Meets in Entrance Gallery