View of Verona with the Castelvecchio and Ponte Scaligero

Bernardo Bellotto, Italian (active Veneto), 1721 - 1780

Geography:
Made in Verona, Italy, Europe

Date:
c. 1745-46

Medium:
Oil on canvas

Dimensions:
29 x 60 3/4 inches (73.7 x 154.3 cm)

Curatorial Department:
European Painting before 1900, Johnson Collection

Object Location:

* Gallery 283, European Art 1500-1850, second floor

Accession Number:
E1924-3-87

Credit Line:
The William L. Elkins Collection, 1924

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Label:
The 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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