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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:

Moonlight

Additional Title(s):

Moon Light

Moon-light

Clair de lune

Date:
1745
Medium:
Line engraving and etching on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 3/4 x 21 3/8 inches (37.5 x 54.3 cm), Plate: 11 7/8 x 15 13/16 inches (30.2 x 40.1 cm), and Image: 10 5/8 x 15 1/16 inches (27 x 38.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

collector's stamp of the Paul Mellon Collection, in blue ink, on back, lower center, within two concentric circles: "PAUL MELLON | COLLECTION"

Lettered in black ink, upper left: "12"; lower left: "P. Monamy pinx. | Moon Light. | From a Painting in the Collection of Alexander Stuart Esqr."; lower center: "Publish'd according to Act of Parliament 21 Febry 1745-6 | Printed for John Bowles at the Black Horse in Cornhill."; lower right: "Canot Sculp. | Clair de Lune."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.11972
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
arch | baskets | boats | boots | bridge (built work) | buildings | city | cityscape | coast | coats | evening | flags | galleons | genre subject | gesture | hats | labor | marine art | masts | men | men-of-war | moon | moonlight | nets (objects) | night | oars | poles | rowboats | rowing | sailboats | sails | sea | seamen | ships | shore (landform) | trousers | workers | working
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:49554
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