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Bernardo Bellotto: Capriccio with a Portrait of Franciszek Salezy Potocki, 1763-64
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Bernardo Bellotto

[Italian Rococo Era Painter, ca.1721-1780]

• Also known as:  Canaletto II
• Relationships: Bellotto's work is often confounded with those of his celebrated uncle, Canaletto. He imitated his uncle's style and even signed his paintings with the same nickname.
• Subject matter:  Specializes in Landscapes.
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Original works by Bernardo Bellotto available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteBernardo Bellotto at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
View of the Tiber with the Castel Sant'Angelo, ca.1743/44

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

Notable SiteFitzwilliam Museum at the University of Cambridge, UK

Notable SiteHermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
5 works by Bellotto

Notable SiteJ. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
View of the Grand Canal and the Dogana, 1740

Notable SiteKress Foundation Collection
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4 paintings online in high resolution

Notable SiteKunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna

Notable SiteKunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna

Notable SiteKunsthistorisches Museum Databank, Vienna (in German)  

Notable SiteLiechtenstein Museum, Vienna
2 paintings depicting the Liechtenstein Garden Palace in Vienna

Notable SiteLiechtenstein Museum, Vienna
Liechtenstein Garden Palace, garden side, 1759-60 (Zoom)

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!  

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art Timetable of Art History  

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas  
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Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!
Paintings collection online

Notable SiteNational Gallery, London, UK
Venice: Upper Reaches of the Grand Canal
A Caprice Landscape with Ruins

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Includes a biography of the artist

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Canada, Ottawa  

Notable SitePinacoteca Stuard, Parma, Italy (in Italian)  
Paese in riva al fiume

Notable SiteRijksmuseum Research Database, Amsterdam (in Dutch)  
2 works by Bernardo Bellotto online

Notable SiteStädel Museum, Frankfurt, Germany
View of the Bacino di San Marco

Notable SiteYale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut  
The Lock at Dolo

Bilbao Fine Arts Museum, Spain
Architectural capriccio with a palace

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Columbia Museum of Art, South Carolina
Imaginary Landscape

Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
2 works by or related to the artist

Gallerie dell'Accademia, Venice (mostly in Italian)  
Il rio dei Mendicanti e la scuola di san Marco

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts

Kunsthaus Zurich

Manchester City Art Gallery, UK

Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon, France (in French)  
Le Grand Canal Venise

Musei Civici di Ascoli Piceno, Marche Region, Italy (in Italian)  
Veduta del Canal Grande

National Gallery of Armenia, Yerevan, Armenia
Island in a Lagoon, pen and ink drawing

National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
Imaginary view of the city gates,Veneto

National Gallery of Victoria, Australia
2 works online

National Museum in Warsaw, Poland (in Polish)  
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National Museums Liverpool, UK
The Fortress of Konigstein

North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh

Philadelphia Museum of Art
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View of Verona with the Castelvecchio and Ponte Scaligero

San Diego Museum of Art, California   NEW!

State Museums of Florence Digital Archive, Italy

Studio Esseci, Italy (in Italian)  

Studio Esseci, Italy (in Italian)  
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Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid
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Tyne & Wear Museums Database, England
Ruins And Figures - Outskirts Of Rome

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums

UK National Inventory of Continental European Paintings (NICE)

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Artarchiv Sample Artist Signatures
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Christie's Past Sale Archive
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteBernardo Bellotto at The Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteBernardo Bellotto at The Artchive  
The Neustadter Market in Dresden, 1750

Notable SiteBernardo Bellotto at The Athenaeum  
3 works online

Notable SiteBernardo Bellotto in the Web Gallery of Art  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)


Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
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California State University WorldImages Database  

Bernardo Bellotto at CGFA  

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

Digital Images Photography by Ron Reznick
The Grand Canal

El Poder de la Palabra (The Power of the Word) (in Spanish)  

Humanities Web  

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

Olga's Gallery

State Hermitage Museum Unofficial Site

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Capella Academica, Vienna (in German)  
The Imperial Chalet Schlosshof

Dickinson Agents and Dealers in Fine Art, London, UK -- Notable past sales

FBI Art Theft Program
View of Florence, stolen in Ireland in 2001

Why We Think Nature is Beautiful
Illustrated article by Eugene C. Hargrove

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Bernardo Bellotto  
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Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia

Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)  

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Castle Courtyard, 1762
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The Kaunitz Palace and Garden, Vienna, 1759/60
The Kaunitz Palace and Garden, Vienna, 1759/60

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The Pantheon in Rome
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The Belvedere from Gesehen, Vienna
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