Visual Description & Personal Analysis
...Personal Analysis Frances Guardi, “View up the Grand Canal Toward the Rialto,” 1785, oil on canvas. Guardi’s piece, “View up the Grand Canal Toward the Rialto,” painted in approximately 1875, is a primary example of the Venetian school of painting. It depicts the Canal and surrounding formations in a representational light, inciting realistic and naturalistic lighting of the objects in the painting. The sky is cloudy, with the ships passing in the canal. View up the Grand Canal Toward the Rialto,” is rustic in color palette, atmosphere and composition, emphasizing importance of nature and natural elements such as clouds, clay and sky. In fact, the majority of the painting’s composition... Visual and...