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Richard Parkes Bonington, 1802–1828, British

Barges on a River

Former Title(s):

River Landscape

View on River

Oil on millboard
Support (PTG): 9 7/8 x 13 7/8 inches (25.1 x 35.2 cm)

Signed lower left: "RPB"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
barges (flat-bottomed watercraft) | boats | clouds | dock | landscape | marine art | reflection | river | seagulls | trees | trees | windmill
On view

Catalogue of an Exhibition of Pictures and Drawings by Richard Parkes Bonington and his Circle, Burlington Fine Arts Club, London, 1937, no. 41, NJ18 B65 B87 1937 (YCBA)

Commemorative catalogue of the exhibition of British art, Royal academy of arts, London, January-March 1934., Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1935, p. 120, no. 467, N6761 L651 (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. 26-27, N590.2 A83 (YCBA)

Malcolm Cormack, Bonington, Phaidon, Oxford, 1989, p. 101, no. 7, NJ18 B65 C67 + (YCBA)

Exhibition of British art, c. 1000-1860 : full catalogue [of the Winter Exhibition held on January 6-March 10, 1934]., , , Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1934, p. 248, no. 662, N6761 L65 (YCBA) Also available on line [Royal Academy] and on mictofiche [B 162 (YCBA)]

John Loughery, Minor Masters, Neglected Giants, The Hudson Review, vol 45, New York, Summer 1992, pp. 287-292, 289, Available online: JSTOR

Patrick Noon, Richard Parkes Bonington, "On the pleasure of painting" , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1991, pp. 48,. 183, no. 72, NJ18 B65 N66 1991 + (YCBA)

Patrick Noon, Richard Parkes Bonington, the complete paintings , Yale University Press, New Haven, 2008, pp. 38, 242-243, no. 197, NJ18 B65 A12 N66 2008 + (YCBA)

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. 29, no. 92, 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. 67 (v.1), no. 79, pl. 22, ND466 V57 v.1-2 (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. 9, no. 12, NJ18 B65 A54 (YCBA)

Andrew Shirley, Bonington, K. Paul, Trench, Trubner & co., ltd., London, 1940, p. 96, NJ18 B65 S5

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. 3 (v.1), no. 10, ND466 Y35 (YCBA)

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