Who Was Casanova?

23 Mar

A detail from an oil painting of Giacomo Casanova (1725-98) by Anton Raphael Mengs (1728-79). Photograph: Bridgeman Art Library.

An up-close and personal look at Giacomo Casanova’s hand-written memoirs, located in the Bibliothèque nationale de France in Paris. For the complete article, please visit Smithsonian Magazine.

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