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Creator:
Print made by Pierre Charles Canot, ca. 1710–1777, French, active in Britain
after Willem van de Velde the Elder, (?), ca. 1611–1693, Dutch, active in Britain (from 1672)
after Willem van de Velde the Younger, (?), 1633–1707, Dutch, active in Britain (from 1672)
Published by John Boydell, 1720–1804, British
Title:

Marine Study No. 2

Former Title(s):

A Calm

Date:
1773
Medium:
Line engraving and etching on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 1/2 x 14 inches (31.8 x 35.5 cm), Plate: 8 15/16 x 10 3/8 inches (22.7 x 26.3 cm), and Image: 7 1/2 x 9 7/8 inches (19 x 25.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, upper left: "18253 | [horizontal line] | 4"; on back, lower left: "CANOT, Peter Charles"

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "No. 2."; lower center: "London,, Published Novr 1st,, 1773,, by J,, Boydell Engraver No 90. Cheap side,,"; lower right: "P. C. C."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.9694
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
boats | clouds | coast | flags | galleons | labor | marine art | masts | men | men-of-war | oars | rowboats | rowing | sailboats | sails | sea | seamen | ships | shore (landform) | workers | working
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:25998
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