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Canaletto, 1697–1768, Venetian, active in Britain (1746–55)

Old Walton Bridge

Oil on canvas
Support (PTG): 18 1/8 x 48 1/8 inches (46 x 122.2 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
artist | boats | bridge (built work) | children | costume | cows | dogs (animals) | fence | ferries | flag | flowers (plants) | horses (animals) | houses | landscape | men | park (grounds) | patron | river | self-portrait | sketching | trees | women
Associated Places:
England | Surrey | Thames | United Kingdom | Walton-on-Thames
Not on view

Art in London, Exhibition of Forain's Drawings OLD WATER-COLOURISTS , Scotsman, Scotsman Publications, Edinburgh, Scotland, March 2, 1936, p. 11, Available online Proquest Historical Newspapers

Katharine Baetjer, Canaletto, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1989, pp. 12. 252, 334, NJ18 C17 B24 1989 + OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Charles Beddington, Canaletto in England, a Venetian artist abroad, 1746-1755 , Yale University Press, New Haven, 2006, pp. 6,10,19,21,46,120,132-34, Cat. No. 38, NJ18 C17 B45 2006 + OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Alessandro Bettagno, Canaletto, disegni, dipinti, incisioni , vol. 3, Neri Pozza, Vicenza, 1982, p. 78, no. 108, NJ18 C17 B47 OVERSIZE

Canaletto in England, a Venetian artist abroad, 1746-1755. , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 2006, front and back covers, V 1707 (YCBA)

Canaletto to Constable, paintings of town and country from the Yale Center for British Art , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, Conn., 1998, pp. 7-9, 51, pl. 13, ND1354.4 Y25 1998 (YCBA)

W. G. Constable, Canaletto : Giovanni Antonio Canal, 1697-1768., Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1976, V. 1: pp. 40,42,97,146;v. 2:pp.428-29, cat. no. 442, NJ18 C17 C65 1976 (YCBA)

W. G. Constable, Canaletto in England, Some Further Works , Burlington Magazine for Connoisseurs, vol.50, no. 286, London, January 1927, pp. 16-18, 23, pl. I.A, N1 B87 50 OVERSIZE Also available online at JSTOR

Andre´ Corboz, Canaletto, una Venezia immaginaria , vol 1 and vol 2, Alfieri Electa, Milano, 1985, p. 294, fig. 351, pl. 37, NJ18 C17 C67 OVERSIZE (HAAS)

Malcolm Cormack, A Concise Catalogue of Paintings in the Yale Center for British Art, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1985, pp. 48-49, N590.2 A83 (YCBA)

Silvano D'Alto, Paesaggio e societa` in Inghilterra, fra citta` e campagna, Servizio Editoriale Universitario, Pisa, 2003, fig. 26, N8213 .D34 2003

Elizabeth Einberg, Manners & morals : Hogarth and British painting 1700-1760 : The Tate Gallery., , Tate Publishing, London, 1987, p. 192, no. 178, NJ18 H67 E55 + (YCBA)

John Ingamells, Dulwich Picture Gallery, British , Unicorn Press, London, 2008, p. 199, N1045 .I54 2008 + (YCBA)

J. G. Links, Canaletto and his patrons, Elek, 1977, pp. 76-77, NJ18 C17 L55 1977 (YCBA)

M. J. H. Liversidge, Canaletto & England, Merrell Holberton, London, 1993, p. 96, NJ18 C17 C2 1993 (YCBA)

Plays and Pictures, Puzzling the theatre-goer a play of mystification by Signor Pirandello , The Times of India, Bennett, Coleman and Company Limited, New Delhi, India, August 5, 1929, p.6, Available online ProQuest Historical Newspapers

Lionello Puppi, L'opera completa del Canaletto, esentazione di Giuseppe Berto. Apparati critici e filologici di Lionello Puppi. , Rizzoli, Milano, 1968, p. 118, fig. 315, NJ18 C17 968P OVERSIZE (HAAS)

Sotheby's, Sotheby's sale catalogue : Catalogue of Important Old Master Paintings : 8 December 1971, Sotheby's, London, December 8, 1971, pp. 68-69, lot 102, Auction Catalogues (YCBA)

Roxane Sperber, Canaletto's Colour : the inspiration and implications of changing grounds, pigments and paint applications in the artist's English period, British Art Studies, Issue 2, Spring 2016, pages are unnumbered, fig. 2, 11, 13, 40, 41, 53., Available Online (Orbis) http://dx.doi.org/10.17658/issn.2058-5462/issue-02/rsperber-jstenger

Roxane Sperber, Canaletto's Colour, The Inspiration and Implications of Changing Grounds, Pigments and Paint Application in the Artist's English period, http://www.britishartstudies.ac.uk/index/article-index/canaletto-colour/issue/issue-2 , British Art Studies, April 4, 2016, fig. 2, Available Online

Yale Center for British Art, Selected paintings, drawings & books, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 1977, p. 15, N590.2 A82 (YCBA)

Yale Center for British Art, Selected paintings, drawings & books, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 1977, p. 15, 715 Y18 977b (YCBA)

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