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Creator:
Print made by Paul Fourdrinier, French
after Peter Monamy, 1681–1749, British
Published by Bowles & Carver, 1763–1830, British
Published by Robert Wilkinson, 1758–1825, British
Title:

A Sea Engagement between the English and Algerines

Date:
ca. 1743
Medium:
Line engraving with hand coloring in watercolor on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 3/16 × 18 inches (31 × 45.7 cm), Plate: 11 1/4 × 14 5/16 inches (28.5 × 36.3 cm), and Image: 10 1/4 × 13 15/16 inches (26 × 35.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Watermark: "E & P | 1801"

Lettered below image, lower left: "P. Monemie Pinxt. Publish'd according to Act of Parliament"; center:"A Sea Engagement between the English and Algerines | London Printed for Bowles and Carver No. 69 St. Pauls Church Yard, and Robert Wilkinson No. 58 Cornhill."; lower right: "Foudrinier sculp from the Original painting in Vaux-hall Garden."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1995.13.133
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
battle | marine art | sea | ships | smoke
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:4526
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Jonathan Conlin, The pleasure garden , from Vauxhall to Coney Island, , University of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia, 2013, pp. 93-96, fig. 3.6, SB451.36.G7 P54 2013 (YCBA) Also available online (ORBIS) [Project Muse]

Eleanor Hughes, Spreading Canvas : Eighteenth-Century British Marine Painting, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 2016, p. 161-162, cat. 21, ND 1373.G74 S67 2016 (YCBA)


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