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Creator:
Charles Brooking, 1723–1759, British
Title:

Shipping in the English Channel

Former Title(s):

English Shipping in a Breeze in the Channel, 'Evening', c.1755

Men O' War off a Coast

Man o' War off a Coast

Men o' War off a Coast

Date:
ca. 1755
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
35 1/2 x 46 3/8 inches (90.2 x 117.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Signed in black paint, lower left: "C. Brooking".

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.65
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
boats | clouds | cutter (sailing vessel) | flags | frigates | marine art | sea | seascape | shipping | ships | sloop (sailing vessel)
Associated Places:
England | English Channel | Europe | United Kingdom
Access:
Not on view
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:575
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Spreading Canvas - Eighteenth - Century British Marine Painting (Yale Center for British Art, 2016-09-09 - 2016-12-04) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Painting in England 1700-1850 - From The Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon (Yale University Art Gallery, 1965-04-15 - 1965-06-20) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Anecdotes of painters..., Leigh and Sotheby, London, p. 5, ND496 E3 1808+ (YCBA) [YCBA]

E. H. H. Archibald, Dictionary of sea painters, Antique Collector's Club, Woodbridge, Suffolk, U.K., p. 73, ND1370 A72+ (YCBA) [YCBA]

Laura Beach, Spreading Canvas : Eighteenth-Centry British Marine Painting, Antiques and the Arts Weekly, vol. 48, Bee Publishing Company, Newtown, November 4, 2016, p. 30, Avaialble on line: Antiques and the Arts Weekly website URL : http://digital.olivesoftware.com/Olive/ODN/AAW/default.aspx ; Yale does not retain hardcopy; available on microfilm at Connecticut State Library [ORBIS]

Laura Beach, Spreading Canvas : Eighteenth-Centry British Marine Painting, Antiques and the Arts Weekly, vol. 48, Bee Publishing Company, Newtown, November 4, 2016, p. 30, V 2718 (YCBA) [ORBIS]

British Art at Yale, Apollo, v.105, no. 182, April 1977, pp. 288, 291, fig. 6, N5220 M552 A7 1977 OVERSIZE (YCBA) Published as April 1977 issue of Apollo; all of the articles may also be found in bound Apollo Volume [N1 A54 105:2 +] [YCBA]

Malcolm Cormack, A Concise Catalogue of Paintings in the Yale Center for British Art, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1985, pp. 42-43, N590.2 A83 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Malcolm Cormack, A Selective Promenade, Apollo, v.105, no. 182, April 1977, pp. 288, 291, fig. 10, N1 A54 + (YCBA) Another copy of this article may be found in a separately bound and catalogued copy of this issue located on the Mellon Shelf [call number : N5220 M552 A7 1977 + (YCBA)] [YCBA]

Malcolm Cormack, Seascapes : Yale Center for British Art., , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1977, p. [ 5 ], no. 15, V 1909 (YCBA) Vertical File [YCBA]

Martina Droth, Britain in the world: Highlights from the Yale Center for British Art in honor of Amy Meyers, Yale University Press, New Haven, London, p. 44, p. 46 (detail), N6761 .Y33 2019 (LC) (YCBA) [YCBA]

John Ellis, An essay towards a natural history of the corallines, and other maringe productions of the like kind, commonly found on the coasts of Great Britain and Ireland ..., London, p. vii., QL379 E55 (BEIN) [ORBIS]

Joseph Farington, The diary of Joseph Farington, , Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 1978, vol. 3, p. 766, NJ18 F2164 A3 1978 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Ferens Art Gallery, Marine paintings : A Festival of Britain Exhibition, , Arts Council of Great Britain, London, 1951, p. 37, no. 27, ND1373 G7 M275 1951 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Luke Herrmann, The Paul Mellon Collection at Burlington House, Connoisseur, v. 157, no. 634, December 1964, p. 219, fig. 12, N1 C75 + OVERSIZE (YCBA) Another copy available in YCBA Vertical File Collection: v 2334 [YCBA]

Eleanor Hughes, Spreading Canvas : Eighteenth-Century British Marine Painting, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 2016, Jacket Illustration, p. 154, 180-181, cat. 47, fig. 47, ND 1373.G74 S67 2016 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Painting in England 1700-1850 from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, The Royal Academy of Arts Winter Exhibition 1964-65., , Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK, 1964, p. 45 (v.1), No. 166, pl. 6, ND466 R68 1964/65 (YCBA) Also available on Microfiche: Fiche B214 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Painting in England 1700-1850, collection of Mr. & Mrs. Paul Mellon. , Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA, 1963, p. 50 (v.1), no. 25, pl. 23, ND466 V57 v.1-2 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Martin Postle, Johan Zoffany, RA : Society Observed, , Yale University Press, New Haven, 2011, pp. 227-228, NJ18 Z68 + A12 2011 Oversize (YCBA) [YCBA]

Basil Taylor, Charles Brooking, 1723-1759, paintings, drawings and engravings : an exhibition arranged by the Paul Mellon Foundation for British Art in association with the Aldeburgh Festival of Music and the Arts, 9-21 June 1966, and the Bristol City Art Gallery, 1-30 July 1966., Westerham Press, London, p. 6, NJ18 B824 P38+ (YCBA) [YCBA]

Yale Center for British Art, Selected paintings, drawings & books, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 1977, p. 20, N590.2 A82 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Yale University Art Gallery, Painting in England, 1700-1850, from the collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, [exhibition at] Yale University Art Gallery, April 15-June 20, 1965. , vol. 1, W. Clowes and sons, New Haven, 1965, p. 4 (v.1), no. 18, pl. 6, ND466 Y35 (YCBA) [YCBA]


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