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Ippolito Caffi | Solar eclipse in Venice, 6 July 1842

Born at Belluno in the Veneto, Ippolito Caffi🎨 (1809-1866) was a precocious landscape - architectural subjects and seascapes or urban vedute - painter and reporter.
His light-filled paintings are unsurpassed in immortalising the soul of the places and peoples he encountered during his many trips throughout Italy, Europe and the Mediterranean basin.

For biographical notes -in english and italian- and other works by Caffi see: