European Painting before 1900, Johnson Collection
View of Verona with the Castelvecchio and Ponte ScaligeroMade in Verona, Italy, Europe
Bernardo Bellotto, Italian (active Veneto), 1721 - 1780
Oil on canvas
E1924-3-87The William L. Elkins Collection, 1924
LabelThe Venetian painter Bellotto lived and worked in Italian cities and abroad, helping to spread the tradition of Venetian view painting throughout Europe. Here, by painting a view of Verona from the river, he makes the city look remarkably like Venice.
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