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Venice in the eighteenth century

Philippe Monnier

Venice in the eighteenth century

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Published by Chatto & Windus in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Venice (Italy)
    • Subjects:
    • Venice (Italy) -- Social life and customs.,
    • Venice (Italy) -- Intellectual life -- 18th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 257-272.

      Statementfrom the French of Philippe Monnier ...
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDG678.4 .M6
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 280 p.
      Number of Pages280
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL175807M
      LC Control Numbera 10002559
      OCLC/WorldCa1249585

      Armenian printing emerged in Venice at the beginning of the sixteenth century and continued to develop outside Armenia proper up to the mid-eighteenth century. During these two and a half centuries, Armenian printing presses were established in almost all the major urban centers that had a substantial Armenian presence. Format: Book; ISBN: ; LOC call number: NCV4 D ; Published: New York, N.Y.: Thames and Hudson, c


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Essay. Painters in Eighteenth-Century Venice La Serenissima, the “most serene” maritime republic of Venice, was among the great trading powers of medieval and Renaissance Europe and, by the late twelfth century, a major economic force on the Italian peninsula. The city proper had been built upon a network of small islands lying in the swamp at the northern end of the.

In the 18th Century, the tents hosting charlatans, astrologists, tooth drawers, magicians, puppet theatres, singers, fortune readers, touts and improvisers were very popular during Carnevale.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Monnier, Philippe, Venice in the eighteenth century. London: Chatto & Windus, (OCoLC)   Giacomo Girolamo Casanova was an Italian adventurer, author, and womanizer who was born and lived in Venice during the gilded and decadent eighteenth century. Perhaps best known for his daring and amorous exploits, Casanova’s autobiography is considered one of the best sources of European lifestyles and customs of the 18th century.

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I highly recommend this virtual tour of eighteenth-century Venice to travelers interested in experiencing the city in an historical, socio-cultural context. Venice, home of Tiepolo, Canaletto, Piranesi, Piazzetta, and Guardi, was the most artistic city of eighteenth-century Italy.

This beautiful book examines the whole range of the arts in Venice during this period, including paintings, pastels and gouaches, drawings and watercolours, prints and illustrated books and sculpture.

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Alone among the states of Europe, Venice by the mid-eighteenth century had maintained her constitution essentially unchanged for over a thousand years.

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Painting in eighteenth-century Venice by Levey, Michael. Publication date Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files. IN COLLECTIONS. Books to Borrow. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books.

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