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The National Gallery Masterpiece Display

Canaletto's 'A Regatta on the Grand Canal'

Sat 9 May 2015, 11.00amSun 21 June 2015, 5.00pm

Compton Verney is delighted to have been chosen as a partner in The National Gallery’s Masterpiece Tour for 2015, which brings one of the nation’s major artworks to your doorstep. We will be contrasting Canaletto’s splendid Regatta with Compton Verney’s own Posillipo with the Palazzo Donn’Anna c.1701 by Vanvitelli, which features Venetian-style gondolas crossing the Bay of Naples. This will enable you to compare the two artists’ views, approaches, techniques – and boats.