BELLOTTO, Bernardo
(b. 1720, Venezia, d. 1780, Warszawa)

The Kreuzkirche in Dresden

1747-56
Oil on canvas, 196 x 186 cm
Gemäldegalerie, Dresden

A few years later, during his second stay in Saxony, Bellotto depicted the demolition of this Gothic church. There exists an almost identical version in The Hermitage, St. Petersburg.

Suggested listening (streaming mp3, 21 minutes):
Ludwig August Lebrun: Concerto in C major for oboe