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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:
Shipwreck
Date:
1745
Medium:
Line engraving and etching on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 7/8 x 15 7/8 inches (30.2 x 40.4 cm) and Image: 10 9/16 x 15 1/16 inches (26.9 x 38.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered in black ink, upper right: "5"; lower left: "P. Monamy Pinxt. | Shipwrack."; lower center: "Publish'd according to Act of Parliamt. Feby. 21. 1745/6 | Printed for John Bowles at the Black Horse in Cornhill."; lower right: "Canot Sculpt. | Naufrage"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.11976
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
clouds | flags | galleons | lightning | marine art | masts | men | men-of-war | meteorology | navy | sailboats | sails | science | seamen | ships | shipwreck | sky | storm | waves (natural events) | wind
Access:
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Exhibition History:
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Spreading Canvas - Eighteenth - Century British Marine Painting (Yale Center for British Art, 2016-09-09 - 2016-12-04)

Publications:
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Eleanor Hughes, Spreading Canvas : Eighteenth-Century British Marine Painting, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 2016, pp. 94, 95, 168-69, cat. 35, fig. 73 and no. 35, ND 1373.G74 S67 2016 (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:31762
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