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Creator:
Samuel Scott, 1701/2–1772, British
Title:
Vice Admiral Sir George Anson's Victory off Cape Finisterre
Date:
1749
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Support (PTG): 40 x 71 inches (101.6 x 180.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Signed and dated, lower left: "S. Scott 1749"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.559
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
battle | cannons | death | fighting | fire | flags | men-of-war | merchants | navy | sea | ships | ships of the line | smoke | warships
Associated Places:
Cape Finisterre | Spain
Access:
On view
Exhibition History:
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Spreading Canvas - Eighteenth - Century British Marine Painting (Yale Center for British Art, 2016-09-09 - 2016-12-04)

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Laura Beach, Spreading Canvas : Eighteenth-Centry British Marine Painting, Antiques and the Arts Weekly, vol. 48, Bee Publishing Company, Newtown, November 4, 2016, p. 1C, 30, Avaialble on line: Antiques and the Arts Weekly website URL : http://digital.olivesoftware.com/Olive/ODN/AAW/default.aspx ; Yale does not retain hardcopy; available on microfilm at Connecticut State Library

Laura Beach, Spreading Canvas : Eighteenth-Centry British Marine Painting, Antiques and the Arts Weekly, vol. 48, Bee Publishing Company, Newtown, November 4, 2016, p. 1C, 30, V 2718 (YCBA)

Malcolm Cormack, Seascapes : Yale Center for British Art., , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1977, p. [6], no. 9, V 1909 (YCBA) Vertical File

Elizabeth Einberg, The age of Hogarth, British painters born 1675-1709 , vol. 2, Tate Gallery, London, 1988, pp. 184-187, fig. 48, ND466 T38 1988 + OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Eleanor Hughes, Spreading Canvas : Eighteenth-Century British Marine Painting, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 2016, p. 182, 188-189, cat. 53, ND 1373.G74 S67 2016 (YCBA)

Cecil King, British Marine Painters, Connoisseur, 106, London, October 1940, p. 139, pl. 8, N1 +C75 (YCBA)

Richard Kingzett, Catalogue of the Works of Samuel Scott, Volume of the Walpole Society, vol. 48, Walpole Society, Oxford, 1982, pp. 33-34, 34-35, B., N12 W35 A1 48+ (YCBA)

Historical Portraits and Valuable Pictures, Chiefly by Old Masters, Christie's, Knoedler Gallery, London, June 30, 1888, p. 6, Lot 22, Fiche B51

Exhibition of British art, c. 1000-1860 : full catalogue [of the Winter Exhibition held on January 6-March 10, 1934]., , , Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1934, p. 165, cat. 414, N6761 L65 (YCBA) Also available on line [Royal Academy] and on mictofiche [B 162 (YCBA)]

English Taste in the Eighteenth Century from Baroque to Neo-Classic, Winter Exhibition, 1955-1956, Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1955, p. 65, cat. 195, N6766 E541 (YCBA) Alason Availlable on Microfiche [Fiche B194 (YCBA)]

Royal Naval Exhibition, Official Catalogue and guide, W. P. Griffith, London, 1891, pp. 26, 84, no. 329, https://archive.org/details/officialcatalogu00royarich http://www.openlibrary.org/books/OL7209116M

An Exhibition of Paintings and Drawings by Samuel Scott, c. 1702-1772, The Guildhall Art Gallery, London, 1955, p. 6, cat. 5, NJ18 Sco837 G85

Samuel Scott Bicentenary, Paintings, Drawings and Engravings, The Guildhall Art Gallery, London, 1972, p. 20, cat. 29, NJ18 Sco837 +G854 (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:1040
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