Guido Alfani



    The painting “The Grand Canal, Venice, Looking Southeast, with the Campo della Carità to the Right” by Canaletto (Giovanni Antonio Canal) Doing great deeds, or on the generosity of the rich Across history the rich have achieved plenty of things from which we continue to benefit. Surely, they did it for their own benefit, and to bolster their social status—in plainer words, to show off and to impress their fellow patricians—but the fact ... Read More