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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:
A Strong Gale or Squall
Date:
1745
Medium:
Line engraving and etching on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 1/8 x 15 7/8 inches (30.8 x 40.3 cm) and Image: 10 9/16 x 14 13/16 inches (26.8 x 37.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered in black ink, upper left: "3"; lower left: "P. Monamy Pinxt. | A Strong Gale or Squall | From a Painting in the Collection of Alexander Stuart Esqr."; lower center: "Publish'd according to Act of Parliamt 21 Feb. 1745-6 | Printed for John Bowles at the Black Horse in Cornhill." lower right: "Canot Sculpt. | Vent Fort ou Raflais"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.11975
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
clouds | flags | galleons | marine art | masts | men-of-war | navy | sails | sea | ships | waves (natural events) | wind
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:31761
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