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Creator:
Samuel Scott, 1701/2–1772, British
Title:

Vice Admiral Sir George Anson's Victory off Cape Finisterre

Former Title(s):

Admiral Anson's Action 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 in the galleries
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:1040
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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

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, A Concise Catalogue of Paintings in the Yale Center for British Art, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1985, pp. 198-199, N590.2 A83 (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)

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)]

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)]

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

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)

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

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


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