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Creator:
Samuel Scott, 1701/2–1772, British
Title:
Two Boats with Crews, Study for The Royal William at Sea
Date:
undated
Medium:
Brushed black ink, gray wash and graphite; verso: graphite and pen and brown ink on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 5 3/4 x 10 3/4 inches (14.6 x 27.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in graphite, upper left: "D 742 | Dominic Serres RA.(?) 1722-1793 | L GD"; in graphite, upper right: "22 x 16"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.5136
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
boats | marine art | men | oars | rope | sea | sword
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Exhibition History:
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Masters of the Sea - British Marine Watercolors (Yale Center for British Art, 1987-06-10 - 1987-08-02)

Masters of the Sea - British Marine Watercolors (National Maritime Museum, 2005-08-25 - 2005-10-25)

Spreading Canvas - Eighteenth - Century British Marine Painting (Yale Center for British Art, 2016-09-09 - 2016-12-04)

Publications:
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A loan exhibition of English drawings and watercolours from the collection of Mr and Mrs Paul Mellon of Upperville, Virginia, P. & D. Colnaghi & Co., London, 1964, cat. no. 67, N5247.M385 L62 (YCBA)

Eleanor Hughes, Spreading Canvas : Eighteenth-Century British Marine Painting, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 2016, p. 199, cat. 58, no. 58, ND 1373.G74 S67 2016 (YCBA)

Richard Kingzett, Catalogue of the Works of Samuel Scott, Volume of the Walpole Society, vol. 48, Walpole Society, Oxford, 1982, pp. 92 -93, D76, N12 W35 A1 48+ (YCBA)

An exhibition of English drawings and water colors from the collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, February 18-April 1, 1962, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1962, pp. 17, 42, cat. no. 78, Pl. 78, NC228 U6 (YCBA) Copy 2 is on Mellon Shelf

Yale University Art Gallery, English drawings and watercolors, from the collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, April 15 - June 20, 1965 , New Haven, 1965, Cat. No. 67, NC228 Y34 (YCBA)

English Drawings and Watercolours from the Mellon Collection, The Times (London), issue no. 56195, December 15, 1964, p. 6, Available online: The Times Digital Archive Also available on Microfilm: Film An T482 (SML)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:14634
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