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Creator:
Dominic Serres RA, 1722–1793, French, active in Britain (from the 1750s)
Title:

Firing a Salute

Date:
1770
Medium:
Gray ink with gray wash touched with brown ink over graphite on medium, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 x 14 3/4in. (25.4 x 37.5cm) and Sheet: 10 × 14 3/4 inches (25.4 × 37.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Watermark "G.R." with design

Signed lower left: "DS: 1770 -"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.1394
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
cannons (artillery) | clouds | men | sea | shipping | shipping | ships
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:12817
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