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Creator:
Samuel Scott, 1701/2–1772, British
Title:
Action off the Cape of Good Hope
Date:
ca. 1757
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Support (PTG): 26 1/4 x 37 1/4 inches (66.7 x 94.6 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.557
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
battle | fire | flags | French | marine art | men | men-of-war | merchants | sails | sea | ships | ships of the line | smoke | warships
Associated Places:
Cape of Good Hope | South Africa
Access:
Not on view
Publications:
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Richard Kingzett, Catalogue of the Works of Samuel Scott, Volume of the Walpole Society, vol. 48, Walpole Society, Oxford, 1982, pp. 36-37, , N12 W35 A1 48+ (YCBA)

Paul Mellon's Legacy, a passion for British art. [large print labels] , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 2007, v. 3, N5220 M552 +P381 2007, Mellon Shelf (YCBA)

Christie's Sale Catalogue : Fine Paintings by Oil Masters . July 12, 1963, Christie's, 12 July 1963, p. 13, lot 37, Sales Catalogues (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:1038
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