Yale Center for British Art

Creator:
John Collet, ca. 1725–1780, British
Title:
Scene in a London Street
Date:
1770
Materials & Techniques:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
37 1/2 x 49 inches (95.3 x 124.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:
Signed and dated in black paint, lower right: "J. Collet pinx | 1770"
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.110
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
cityscape | boxes (containers) | white (color) | dogs (animals) | women | cobblestone | swords | buildings | woman | street | chimneys (architectural elements) | genre subject | signboard | baskets | carriage | weapons, edged | men | hats | man | storefronts
Associated Places:
United Kingdom | Greater London | London | England
Currently On View:
Not on view
Exhibition History:
Canaletto to Constable: Paintings of Town and Country from the Yale Center for British Art (Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, 1998-02-08 - 1998-04-26)

Roads to Rails - Revolution in British Transport (Yale Center for British Art, 1992-04-15 - 1992-06-28)

British Comic Art 1730 - 1830 (Museum of Art and Archaelogy, University of Missouri-Columbia, 1988-10-14 - 1988-12-04)
Publications:
Malcolm Cormack, Concise Catalogue of Paintings in the Yale Center for British Art, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1985, pp. 54-55, N590.2 A83 (YCBA)

Patricia Crown, British comic art, 1730-1830, from the Yale Center for British Art, Museum of Art and Archaelogy, University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, 1988, pp. 11-12, 13, 18, NC1477 G63 C76 (YCBA)

Elisabeth Fairman, Roads to rails : revolution in British transport, , New Haven, CT, 1992, p. 9, no. 33, HE243 .F25 1992 (YCBA)

Vic Gatrell, The first bohemians, life and art in London's golden age , Allen Lane, London, 2013, 9. 231, pl. 19, NX544.L6 G37 2013 (YCBA)
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:621