Giovanni Antonio Canal
17 October 1697
|Died||19 April 1768 (aged 70)|
|Known for||Landscape art, etching|
Giovanni Antonio Canal (18 October 1697 – 19 April 1768) was an Italian painter from Venice. Today, he is mostly remembered for his landscape paintings. Some of these landscape paintings which resemble the views found on modern-day postcards are known as Vedutes today. He was also an important printmaker in etching.