Two Views of Venice: Canaletto and Menpes

October 26, 1999 – December 19, 1999

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
2 East 91st Street
New York, NY

1st Floor

On view are 46 prints by the artists Canaletto (Giovanni Antonio Canal, Italy, 1697-1768) and Mortimer Menpes (Australia, 1855-1938). These rare prints offer intimate and personal views of Venice and its surroundings as well as virtuoso technique and innovation in printmaking.