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Creator:
Pierre Charles Canot, ca. 1710–1777, French, active in Britain
after Willem van de Velde the Younger, 1633–1707, Dutch, active in Britain (from 1672)
Published by John Boydell, 1720–1804, British
Title:
A Brisk Gale
Date:
ca. 1765
Medium:
Line engraving on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 17 1/8 × 21 1/8 inches (43.5 × 53.6 cm), Plate: 16 15/16 × 21 inches (43 × 53.3 cm), and Image: 14 13/16 × 19 7/8 inches (37.7 × 50.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on verso, lower right: "L5944 | £10"

Watermark

Lettered below image, lower left: "Will,,Vander-Velde Pinxt,,"; center: "A Brisk Gale.| From the Original Picture painted by William Vander-Velde, In the Collection of Sr,, Lawrence Dundas, Bart,, | To whom this Plate is moft humbly Dedicated, | Size of the Picture 26 1/4 Inches by 33 3/4 in Legnth. by his most Obliged humble Servant,"; lower right; "J Boydell."; lower center: "Publifhed according to Act to Paliament, by John Boydell Engraver, in Cheapfide, London. May 1ft, 1765."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.14210
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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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, p. x, 151, 152, cat. 15, no. 15, ND 1373.G74 S67 2016 (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:38857
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