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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:

Moonlight

Additional Title(s):

Clair de lune

Moon Light

Moon-light

Date:
1745
Medium:
Etching and line engraving on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 7/8 × 15 3/4 inches (30.2 × 40 cm) and Image: 10 9/16 × 14 15/16 inches (26.9 × 38 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered in black ink, upper left: "12"; lower left: "P. Monamy pinx. | Moon Light. | From a Painting in the Collection of Alexander Stuart Esqr."; lower center: "Publish'd according to Act of Parliament 21 Febry 1745-6 | Printed for John Bowles at the Black Horse in Cornhill."; lower right: "Canot Sculp. | Clair de Lune."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.11971
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
arch | baskets | boats | boots | bridge (built work) | buildings | city | cityscape | coast | coats | evening | flags | galleons | genre subject | gesture | hats | labor | marine art | masts | men | men-of-war | moon | moonlight | nets (objects) | night | oars | poles | rowboats | rowing | sailboats | sails | sea | seamen | ships | shore (landform) | trousers | workers | working
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:31758
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Spreading Canvas - Eighteenth - Century British Marine Painting (Yale Center for British Art, 2016-09-09 - 2016-12-04) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Eleanor Hughes, Spreading Canvas : Eighteenth-Century British Marine Painting, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 2016, pp. 168, 169, cat. 33, no. 33, ND 1373.G74 S67 2016 (YCBA) [YCBA]


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