European Art
Artist: Bernardo Bellotto, Italian, Venice, 1722–1780

The Lock at Dolo

ca. 1745

Oil on canvas

unframed: 73.8 x 108.7 cm (29 1/16 x 42 13/16 in.) framed: 97.3 x 131.9 cm (38 5/16 x 51 15/16 in.)
Gift of Duncan Phillips, B.A. 1908
1929.5
Culture: 
Italian, Venice
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Paintings
Status: 
On view
Bibliography: 

Duncan Phillips, A Collection in the Making: A Survey of the Problems Involved in Collecting Pictures Together with Brief Estimates of the Painters in the Phillips Memorial Gallery (Washington, D.C.: E. Weyhe, 1926), 18, fig. pl. IV.

Associates in Fine Arts, Yale University, “Handbook: A Description of the Gallery of Fine Arts and the Collections,” Bulletin of the Associates in Fine Arts at Yale University 5, nos. 1–3 (1931): 34.

Michele and Donald D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts, Springfield Museums, Catalog of the Opening Exhibition in Honor of James Philip and Julia Emma Gray, exh. cat. (Springfield, Mass.: Michele and Donald D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts, Springfield Museums, 1933), no. 70.

Cleveland Museum of Art, Catalogue of the Twentieth Anniversary Exhibition of the Cleveland Museum of Art: The Official Art Exhibit of the Great Lakes Exposition, exh. cat. (Cleveland: Cleveland Museum of Art, 1936), 86–87, no. 213.

Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, Legion of Honor, Exhibition of Venetian Painting, From the Fifteenth Century through the Eighteenth Century, exh. cat. (San Francisco: Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, Legion of Honor, 1938), no. 11.

Associates in Fine Arts, Yale University, Exhibition of Eighteenth-Century Italian Landscape Painting and its Influence in England, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1940), no. 3.

“Picture Book Number One,” Bulletin of the Associates in Fine Arts at Yale University 15, nos.1–3 (October 1946): fig. 32.

Allentown Art Museum, The Circle of Canaletto, A Special Exhibition sponsored by GAC Corporation and its Allentown units, GAC Finance Inc and Stuyvesant Insurance Group, February 21–March 21, 1971, exh. cat. (Allentown, Penn.: Allentown Art Museum, 1971), no. 18.

Stefan Kozakiewicz, Bernardo Bellotto, gennant Canaletto/ 2, Katalog (Bongers, Germany: Recklinghausen A. Bongers, 1972), 84–85, no. 106, fig. 106.

Burton B. Fredericksen and Federico Zeri, Census of Pre-Nineteenth-Century Italian Paintings in North American Public Collections (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1972), 600.

Katherine Neilson and Andrew Carnduff Ritchie, Selected Paintings and Sculpture from the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1972), no. 56, ill.

Handbook of the Collections, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1992), 146.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.

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