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Creator:
Print made by John Boydell, 1720–1804, British
after Charles Brooking, 1723–1759, British
Published by John Boydell, 1720–1804, British
Title:

A Calm

Date:
1754
Medium:
Etching and line engraving, hand colored with watercolor on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 5/16 x 21 1/8 inches (38.9 x 53.6 cm), Plate: 11 3/8 x 16 5/8 inches (28.9 x 42.2 cm), and Image: 10 3/8 x 15 13/16 inches (26.4 x 40.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, center right: "74"; on back, upper left: "£12.12"; on back, upper right: "PMF"

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "Brooking Pinxt."; lower center: "A Calm [swirled mark] | Publish'd according to Act of Parliamt. & Sold by J. Boydell Engraver, at the Unicorn the Corner of Queen Street Cheapside London 1754"; lower right: "Jno. Boydell Sculp. [swirled mark]"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.11112
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
barrels (containers) | boats | cannons (artillery) | clouds | dock | galleons | marine art | men | peace | rowboats | sailboats | sails | sea | seamen | ships | smoke | yachts
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:30534
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