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Creator:
Nicholas Pocock, 1740–1821, British
Title:

The Ranger, Private Ship of War, with her Prizes

Former Title(s):

The Ranger, private ship of war, with her prizes

Additional Title(s):

St Innis, Spanish Frigate, from Manilla

St. Innis, Spanish Frigate, from Manilla

Date:
1780
Medium:
Pen and black ink over graphite with gray wash on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper mounted on thick, slightly textured cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Mount: 18 1/8 x 23 3/4 inches (46 x 60.3 cm) and Sheet: 15 × 21 inches (38.1 × 53.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in black ink, lower center: "St. INNIS, Spanish Frigate, from MANILLA. | The RANGER | PRIVATE SHP OF WAR | WITH HER | PRIZES"; inscribed in black ink, lower left: "La Cigale | from St. Domingo."; inscribed in black ink, lower left: "Le Compte D'Artois | From the East Indies"; inscribed in black ink, lower right: "Le Cantabre, | from Martinique"; inscribed in graphite, lower right on mount: "N . POCOCK"; inscribed in graphite, lower right on mount: "31"; inscribed in graphite, lower right on back: "L 9817"

not lettered

Signed and dated in black ink, lower right below image: "N Pocock Fl. | 1780"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.4371
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
battle | boats | capture | clouds | dark | figures | flag | Grand Tour | gray | marine art | masts | navy | oceans | prizes | ropes | sails | schooners | sea | seamen | ships | sky | trophies | water | weather | wind
Associated Places:
Caribbean | East Indies | Europe | Martinique | Spain
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:14191
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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. 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. 30, V 2718 (YCBA)

Eleanor Hughes, Spreading Canvas : Eighteenth-Century British Marine Painting, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 2016, p. 240, cat. 100, ND 1373.G74 S67 2016 (YCBA)

Maria Delores Sanchez-Jauregul, The English prize, the capture of the Westmorland, an episode of the grand tour , Yale University Press, New Haven, 2012, pp. 32 [detail], 41, 42, 167-68, no. 4, fig. 23, N9135 .E54 2012 + OVERSIZE (YCBA)


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