Views of Venice by Canaletto ano his rivals in landmark exhibition at National Gallery of Art, Washington, the sole U.S. venue

The National Gallery of Art, Washington, will present 21 of Canaletto's finest paintings of Venice with 34 by his most important contemporaries, including Gaspar Vanvitelli, Luca Carlevarijs, Michele Marieschi, Bernardo Bellotto, and Francesco Guardi, in Venice: Canaletto and His Rivals, on view from February 20 through May 30 , 2011 , in the East Building.