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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 in 1732 by East India Company, 1600–1874, British
Title:

Fort St. George

Date:
1736
Medium:
Line engraving with hand coloring in watercolor on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (partially trimmed to plate): 18 1/8 × 23 3/4 inches (46 × 60.3 cm) and Image: 15 3/4 × 22 3/8 inches (40 × 56.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Watermark

Lettered below image, lower left: "Painted & Delineated by Lambert. | & Scot"; below: "London, Printed for John Bowles in Cornhil, Carington Bowles in St,, Pauls Church Yard, & Robt,, Sayer in Fleet Street."; center: "Fort St: George."; lower right: "Engrav'd by G. Vandergucht"; below: "Publifh'd pursuant to an Act of Parliament."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.272
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:41910
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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. 65, no. 65, ND 1373.G74 S67 2016 (YCBA)


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