Giovanni Giacomo Casanova (1725-1798) The famous seducer retired to the role of librarian, where he wrote his famous memoirs.

On June Italian adventurer and author Giacomo Girolamo Casanova passed away. Although being famous or almost notorious because of his frequent and elaborate love affairs, he also is considered to be a brilliant author.

Giovanni Giacomo Casanova Italian Adventurer, He Finds Zeroli Asleep. Watercolor by Auguste Leroux (1871-1954)  from the 1932 French edition of Casanova’s Histoire de ma Vie.

Giovanni Giacomo Casanova Italian Adventurer, He Finds Zeroli Asleep

Giovanni Giacomo Casanova Italian Adventurer, He Finds Zeroli Asleep. Watercolor by Auguste Leroux from the 1932 French edition of Casanova’s Histoire de ma Vie.

Giacomo Girolamo Casanova (Italian pronunciation: [ˈdʒaːkomo dʒiˈrɔːlamo kazaˈnɔːva] or [kasaˈnɔːva]; 2 April 1725 – 4 June 1798) was an Italian adventurer and author from the Republic of Venice. His autobiography, Histoire de ma vie (Story of My Life), is regarded as one of the most authentic sources of the customs and norms of European social life during the 18th century.

Giacomo Casanova was a prolific writer and famous adventurer best remembered for his autobiography, Histoire De Ma Vie (Story of My Life), which links his colourful lifestyle to the city of Venice.

Giovanni Giacomo Casanova Chevalier de Saingalt Italian Adventurer with Tonina at Murano Giclee Print by Auguste Leroux at Art.com

Giovanni Giacomo Casanova Chevalier de Saingalt Italian Adventurer with Tonina at Murano Giclee Print by Auguste Leroux

Giovanni Giacomo Casanova Chevalier de Saingalt Italian Adventurer Helps C C with Her Stockings Giclee Print by Auguste Leroux at Art.com

Giovanni Giacomo Casanova Chevalier de Saingalt Italian Adventurer Helps C C with Her Stockings

Giovanni Giacomo Casanova Chevalier de Saingalt Italian Adventurer Helps C C with Her Stockings Giclee Print by Auguste Leroux at Art.com

Giacomo Girolamo Casanova-- (1725-1798) was an Italian adventurer and author from the Republic of Venice. His autobiography, Histoire de ma vie (Story of My Life), is regarded as one of the most authentic sources of the customs and norms of European social life during the 18th century.

Giacomo Casanova – Italian adventurer and author from the Republic of Venice.

Giacomo Casanova - Wikipedia

Giacomo Casanova - Wikipedia

Giovanni Giacomo Casanova

Giovanni Giacomo Casanova led a life of adventure, and the name Casanova endures through history as a reminder of his libertine exploits.

Giacomo Casanova, Histoire de ma vie, manuscrit, chapitre V : “Mes amours avec Donna Ignazia…” (danser le fandango), 1789-1798, BnF, Département des Manuscrits, cote NAF 28604 (9) - fol. 77.  Discover the coolest shows in New York at www.artexperience...

Giacomo Casanova, Histoire de ma vie, manuscrit, chapitre V : “Mes amours avec Donna Ignazia…” (danser le fandango), 1789-1798, BnF, Département des Manuscrits, cote NAF 28604 (9) - fol. 77. Discover the coolest shows in New York at www.artexperience...

Strolling in the moonlight, I took Mademoiselle Roman into a covered walk… | Giacomo Casanova History of my Life. Artist Auguste Leroux

Strolling in the moonlight, I took Mademoiselle Roman into a covered walk…

The Story of My Escape  By Giacomo Casanova, translated by Andrew K. Lawston      Locked in Venice’s most notorious prison, Casanova — history’s infamous womanizer — became a legend when he made an audacious bid to escape. His extraordinary adventure comes to life in the first English translation of his original 1788 memoir.

The Story of my Escape: from the prisons of the Republic of Venice otherwise known as "The Leads" by Giacomo Casanova

Casanova (2005), 18th Century. Heath Ledger as Giacomo Casanova. Costume Design by Jenny Beavan

HEATH LEDGER wore this costume as Giacomo Casanova in Casanova Costume Design by Jenny Beavan. From the exhibition Cut! Costume and the Cinema

Giovanni Giacomo Casanova Italian Adventurer with His Belle Religieuse Giclee Print by Auguste Leroux at Art.com

Giovanni Giacomo Casanova Italian Adventurer with His Belle Religieuse

Giovanni Giacomo Casanova Italian Adventurer with His Belle Religieuse by Auguste Leroux

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