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Richard Parkes Bonington, 1802–1828, British

A Fish-market near Boulogne

Former Title(s):


A Fish Market near Boulogne

Fish-market, Boulogne

Fish Market

Oil on canvas
Support (PTG): 32 3/8 x 48 1/4 inches (82.2 x 122.6 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
bags (containers) | barrels (containers) | baskets | beach | boats | buildings | buyers | carriage | cart | cityscape | costume | genre subject | houses | marine art | market (event) | people | port | purchasing | sand | sea | selling | ships | shore (landform) | town
Associated Places:
Boulogne-sur-Mer | Dunkerque | France | Nord-Pas-de-Calais
On view

"Notice sur l'exposition des tableau en 1824", Revue encyclope´dique, ou Analyse raisonne´e des productions les plus remarquables., Paris, p. 316, A84 15 (LSF)

Steven Adams, The Barbizon School & the origins of Impressionism, Phaidon, London, 1994, p. 50, no. 37, ND547.5 B3 A32 1994 (YCBA)

Geoffrey Agnew, Yale's 1700 Mellon Pictures, The Times (London), issue no. 59989, Thursday, April 28, 1977, p. 9, Available Online : Times Digital Archive Also available on Microfilm : Film An T842 (SML)

Dore Ashton, Prime Mover, Richard Parkes Bonington at the beginnings of Modernism , Arts Magazine, vol. 66, March 1992, pp. 62-63, N1 A415 OVERSIZE (HAAS)

British Art at Yale, Apollo, v.105, no. 182, April 1977, pp. 290-1, fig. 10, N5220 M552 A7 1977 OVERSIZE (YCBA) Published as April 1977 issue of Apollo; all of the articles may also be found in bound Apollo Volume [N1 A54 105:2 +]

The British Council, Le paysage Anglais, de Gainsborough a Turner , Les Presses Artistiques, Paris, April 1953, no. 4, pl. 30, ND1354 P26 1953A (YCBA)

David Blayney Brown, Paris, Petit Palais - Bonington, Burlington Magazine, v 134, no. 1070, May, 1992, p. 327, fig. 57, N1 B87 + (YCBA)

Christie's sale catalogue : Catalogue of the modern portion of the celebrated collection of pictures known as Novar Collection ... : 6 April 1878, Christie's, April 6, 1878, p. 3, Lot 3, Fiche B51 (YCBA) Also available online : Art Sales Catalogues Online - Lugt # 38231

Coasting, Turner and Bonington on the shores of the Channel , Nottingham City Council Museums and Galleries, Nottingham, 2008, p. 25, fig. 3, NJ18 T85 B774 2008 + (YCBA)

Malcolm Cormack, A Concise Catalogue of Paintings in the Yale Center for British Art, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1985, pp. 24-25, N590.2 A83 (YCBA)

Malcolm Cormack, A Selective Promenade, Apollo, v.105, no. 182, April 1977, pp. 290-1, fig. 10, N1 A54 + (YCBA) Another copy of this article may be found in a separately bound and catalogued copy of this issue located on the Mellon Shelf [call number : N5220 M552 A7 1977 + (YCBA)]

Malcolm Cormack, Bonington, Phaidon, Oxford, 1989, pp. 38-39, 56-57, no. 24, NJ18 B65 C67 + (YCBA)

Etienne Delecluz, Exposition du Louvre no XX, Journal des Debats, Paris, November 30, 1824, p.2, Available online (Retronews)

A. Dubuisson, Richard Parkes Bonington, His life and work , John Lane The Bodley Head Limited, London, 1924, pp. 118, 119, 120, 127, 148, NJ18 B65 +D8 (YCBA)

A. Dubuisson, Richard Parkes Bonington: his life and work., John Lane, London, 1924, pg. 118, 119, NJ18 B65 D8 + (YCBA)

Stephen Duffy, Richard Parkes Bonington, Trustees of the Wallace Collection, London, 2003, p. 12, NJ18 B65 D84 2003 + (YCBA)

Earlier English Water-Colour Painters, VI, Francia, Bonington and Cotman , Portfolio, v. 19, January, 1888, J10 P83 + (LSF) Also available online(British Periodicals database).

Exhibition of Works by [ the ] Old Masters and by deceased masters of the British School including a collection of paintings by Albert Cuyp and of works by some English Landscape painters also . . . Winter Exhibition 34th Year, Royal Academy of Arts, 1903, p. 13, no. 40, Fiche B138 (YCBA)

Exhibition of works by the Old Masters and by Deceased Masters of the British School Winter Exhibition 16th Year, Royal Academy of Arts, 1885, p. 6, no. 3, Fiche B121 (YCBA)

Fishmarket, Boulogne, Connoisseur, v. 142, November 1958, p. 82, N1 C75+ (YCBA)

Maurice Gobin, R. P. Bonington, 1802-1828, Braun, Paris, 1955, fig. 2, NJ18 B65 G62 1955 (YCBA)

Louis Hawes, Presences of Nature : British Landscape, 1780-1830, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1982, pp. 72, 138, no. II.23, pl. 60, ND1354.4 H38 (YCBA)

Luke Herrmann, Nineteenth century British painting, Giles de la Mare, London, 2000, no. 32, ND467 H47 2000 (YCBA)

Luke Herrmann, The Paul Mellon Collection at Burlington House, Connoisseur, v. 157, no. 634, December 1964, p. 221, N1 C75 + OVERSIZE (YCBA) Another copy available in YCBA Vertical File Collection: v 2334

Augustin Jal, artiste et le philosophe ; entretiens critiques sur le Salon de 1824, Ponthieu, Paris, p. 417, N5068 1824 J3 1824 (SML)

Julia Marciari-Alexander, This other Eden, paintings from the Yale Center for British Art , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1998, p. 140, no. 56, ND1314.3 Y36 1998 (YCBA)

Patrick Noon, Constable to Delacroix, British art and the French romanticism , Tate Publishing, London, 2003, p. 57, no. 7, ND457 N66 2003 + (YCBA)

Patrick Noon, Crossing the Channel : British and French painting in the age of romanticism, Tate Publishing, London, p. 57, no. 7, ND467.5.R6 N66 2003 Oversize (YCBA)

Patrick Noon, Richard Parkes Bonington, "On the pleasure of painting" , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1991, p.116-17..., no. 29, NJ18 B65 N66 1991 + (YCBA)

Patrick Noon, Richard Parkes Bonington, the complete paintings , Yale University Press, New Haven, 2008, p. 86, 149, 194, no. 171, NJ18 B65 A12 N66 2008 + (YCBA)

On the Genius of Bonington and His Works, Arnold's Magazine of the Fine Arts, v. 1, no. 2, June 1833, p. 148, Available online: British Periodicals II Also Available: WC 13072 (LSF - Mudd)

Painting in England : 1700-1850, Arts Review, vol. 37, no. 7, April 1963, p. 21, V 2337 Another copy is available at HAAS Arts Library (N1 A415 +)

Painting in England 1700-1850 from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, The Royal Academy of Arts Winter Exhibition 1964-65., , Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK, 1964, p. 46 (v.1), no. 170, ND466 R68 1964/65 (YCBA) Also available on Microfiche: Fiche B214 (YCBA)

Painting in England 1700-1850, collection of Mr. & Mrs. Paul Mellon. , Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA, 1963, p. 88 (v.1), no. 129, pl. 18, ND466 V57 v.1-2 (YCBA)

Paul Mellon's Legacy, a passion for British art. [large print labels] , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 2007, v. 3, N5220 M552 +P381 2007, Mellon Shelf (YCBA)

Carlos Peacock, Richard Parkes Bonington, Barrie & Jenkins, London, 1979, p. 53, 55, NJ18 B65 P43 1979 (LC)+ (YCBA)

Pictures, watercolours and drawings by R.P. Bonington, in aid of the King's Lynn Festival Fund Thomas Agnew February 26 to March 17 1962 , Thos. Agnew and Sons Ltd., London, 1962, p. 7, no. 5, pl. 5, NJ18 B65 A54 (YCBA)

Marcia R. Pointon, Bonington, Francia & Wyld, B.T. Batsford, London, 1985, pp. 152-53, fig. 72, NJ18 B65 A12 P65 (YCBA)

Sales, Athenaeum, no. 2633, April, 1878, p. 483, Available Online: British Periodicals II Also Available: A88 At421 + (SML)

Robin Simon, The trouble with Bonington, The rediscovery of a major European master , Apollo, vol. 135, January 1992, pp. 71-72, N1 A54 135:1 OVERSIZE

The critique of reason : Romantic art, 1760-1860 : March 6-July 26, 2015, Yale University Art Gallery, Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, 2015, [pp. 6, 7], fig. 10, V 2574 (YCBA)

Visits to Private Galleries of the British School - The Collection of Hugh Munro, Esq., Hamilton Place, Piccadilly, Art Journal, vol. 3:29, May 1857, p. 134, S2166 (SML Film) Available online in British Periodicals database.

John Wilmerding, In honor of Paul Mellon, collector and benefactor, Essays , National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC & Hanover, NH, 1986, pp. 238-253, fig. 1, N7442.2 M455 1986 (YCBA)

Yale Center for British Art, Selected paintings, drawings & books, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 1977, p. 37, N590.2 A82 (YCBA)

Yale Center for British Art, Selected paintings, drawings & books, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 1977, p. 37, 715 Y18 977b (YCBA)

Yale University Art Gallery, Painting in England, 1700-1850, from the collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, [exhibition at] Yale University Art Gallery, April 15-June 20, 1965. , vol. 1, W. Clowes and sons, New Haven, 1965, p. 4 (v.1), no. 13, ND466 Y35 (YCBA)

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