5 euro - 250th Anniversary of the Death of Canaletto

Series: San Marino - Proof silver 5 euro coins

Image of 5 euro coin - 250th Anniversary of the Death of Canaletto | San Marino 2018.  The Silver coin is of Proof quality.
Giovanni Antonio Canal (18 October 1697 – 19 April 1768), better known as Canaletto (Italian: [kanaˈletto]), was an Italian painter of city views or vedute, of Venice, Rome, and London. He also painted imaginary views (referred to as capricci), although the demarcation in his works between the real and the imaginary is never quite clearcut.[2] He was further an important printmaker using the etching technique. In the period from 1746 to 1756 he worked in England where he painted many sights of London.[3] He was highly successful in England, thanks to the British merchant and connoisseur Joseph Smith, whose large collection of Canaletto's works was sold to King George III in 1762. Source: Wiki