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(Canaletto) Beddington, Charles

Canaletto in England. A Venetian artist abroad, 1746-1755. With essays by Brian Allen and Charles Russell.

New Haven and London, Yale University Press (for Yale Center for British Art and Dulwich Picture Gallery) 2006.

Reference: 14755
Price: £48 [convert currency]

Full Description

Oblong folio. 206pp, many colour photo ills. Publisher’s cloth, in dustwrapper. Gavin Stamp’s copy, with his book label.

Good exhibition catalogue describing 71 paintings probably or certainly executed by Canaletto for English clients while he was in England in the middle years of the eighteenth century (some are views of English scenes, others capricci incorporating elements from buildings in Venice and Rome). The exhibition was held at the Yale Center and at Dulwich Picture Gallery in 2006-7.