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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:

Evening

Date:
1755
Medium:
Etching and line engraving with hand coloring on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (unevenly cropped): 14 5/16 x 20 3/16 inches (36.3 x 51.3 cm), Plate: 11 3/4 x 16 9/16 inches (29.8 x 42.1 cm), and Image: 10 11/16 x 15 15/16 inches (27.1 x 40.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper right: "L"; on back, upper left: "166/ I"; on back, upper right: "15 Gm."

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "Brooking Pinx_"; lower center: "Evening. [swirled mark] | Publish'd according to Act of Parliament, & Sold by J,, Boydell Engraver, at the Unicorn the Corner of Queen Street in Cheapside, London 1755. _"; lower right: "J. Boydell Sculp"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.11116
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
boats | cliffs | clouds | evening | flags | galleons | marine art | navy | night | rowboats | Royal Navy | sails | sea | seamen | ships | Union Jack | waves (natural events) | wind | yachts
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:30538
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