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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:

Evening

Additional Title(s):

Evening, or Sun Setting

Le soir, ou soleil couchant

Evening or Sun Setting

Date:
1745
Medium:
Line engraving and etching on moderately thick, slightly textured, blued white laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 15/16 x 21 1/4 inches (37.9 x 53.9 cm), Plate: 12 1/16 x 15 7/8 inches (30.6 x 40.3 cm), and Image: 10 13/16 x 14 3/4 inches (27.4 x 37.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

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

Lettered in black ink, upper left: "9"; lower left: "P. Monamy pinxt. | Evening, or Sun setting."; 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. | Le Soir, ou Soleil couchant."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.11970
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
buildings | castle | coast | coats | evening | flags | fort | galleons | genre subject | hats | hills | light | marine art | masts | men | men-of-war | oars | ropes | rowboat | sailboats | sails | sea | seamen | ships | shore (landform) | smoke | sunlight | trousers | workers
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:31756
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