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Creator:
Print made by Gerard van der Gucht, 1696–1776, British
after Samuel Scott, 1701/2–1772, British
and George Lambert, 1700–1765, British
Commissioned by East India Company, 1600–1874, British
Title:
The Cape of Good Hope
Date:
1736
Medium:
Line engraving with hand coloring in watercolor on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 19 5/16 × 26 inches (49 × 66 cm), Plate: 17 11/16 × 23 1/2 inches (45 × 59.7 cm), and Image: 15 13/16 × 22 1/2 inches (40.1 × 57.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered below image, lower left: "Painted & Delineated by Lambert | & | Scott"; below: "London, Printed for Carington Bowles in St,, Pauls Church Yard, Robt. Sayer in Fleet Street, & John Bowles in Cornhil.; center: "The Cape of Good Hope."; lower right: "Engrav'd by G. Vander Gucht."; below: "Publifh'd purfuant to an Act of Parliament."

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Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.271
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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Hilda F. Finberg, Samuel Scott, Burlington Magazine for Connoisseurs, V. 81, London, 1942, N1 B87 + OVERSIZE (YCBA) Also available online at JSTOR

Eleanor Hughes, Spreading Canvas : Eighteenth-Century British Marine Painting, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 2016, pp. 204-05, cat. 64, no. 64, ND 1373.G74 S67 2016 (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:41908
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