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Creator:
Print made by Pierre Charles Canot, ca. 1710–1777, French, active in Britain
after Peter Monamy, 1681–1749, British
Published by John Bowles, 1701–1779, British
Title:

Morning

Additional Title(s):

Morning, or Sun Rising

Matin, ou soleil levant

Morning or Sun Rising

Date:
1745
Medium:
Line engraving and etching on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 x 21 7/8 inches (38.1 x 55.5 cm), Plate: 11 15/16 x 15 13/16 inches (30.3 x 40.2 cm), and Image: 10 5/8 x 14 15/16 inches (27 x 37.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Collector's stamp of the Paul Mellon Collection, in blue ink, on back, center, within two concentric circles: "PAUL MELLON | COLLECTION"

Lettered in black ink, upper left: "7"; lower left: "P. Monamy pinxt. | Morning, or Sun rising. | From a Painting in the Collection of Baptist May Esqr."; lower center: "Published according to Act of Parliament, 21 Febry 1745-6 | Printed for John Bowles at the Black Horse, Cornhill."; lower right: "Canat Sculp. | Matin, ou Soleil levant"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.11968
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
boats | cliffs | flags | galleons | hills | landscape | marine art | masts | men | men-of-war | morning | rowboat | Royal Navy | sailboats | sails | seamen | ships | sun | sunlight | sunrise | Union Jack
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:31753
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Eleanor Hughes, Spreading Canvas : Eighteenth-Century British Marine Painting, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 2016, pp. 94, 95, 168, 169, 282 (detail)), cat. 32, fig. 72; no. 32, ND 1373.G74 S67 2016 (YCBA)


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