When current events were captured in paintings

"Regatta on the Grand Canal in Honor of Frederick IV, King of Denmark"
Luca Carlevarijs (Italian, 1663 - 1730); "Regatta on the Grand Canal in Honor of Frederick IV, King of Denmark," 1711. This image which shows the sumptuous barges built for grand occasions in Venice is used as the entrance for "Eyewitness Views."