Francesco Giuseppe Casanova
(1727 - 1802)
Francesco Giuseppe Casanova was active/lived in Italy, France, Germany. Francesco Casanova is known for military theme painting and sculpture, tapestry design.
Biography Francesco Giuseppe Casanova
was born in London, where his parents were touring, and spent his youth
in Venice. The influence of Venetian art was an important feature of
his work. In the Mémoires of his brother Giovanni Giacomo
Casanova, it is said that in Venice he studied drawing with Giovanni
Antonio Guardi during a 10-year period ending around 1749. The Fortune-teller
(c. 1749; Rome, private collection) may be among Francesco's earliest
surviving works. In Venice he made copies after the work of the history
and battle painter Francesco Simonini who probably taught him in
Florence from around 1749. Two years later he moved to Paris but in 1752
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