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

Ship on Fire at Night

Date:
ca. 1756
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
12 1/2 x 17 inches (31.8 x 43.2 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:
B1981.25.69
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
beach | boats | castle | costume | cutter (sailing vessel) | disaster | fire | flames | fort | harbor | marine art | men | night | port | sailboats | sea | seamen | seascape | ship | shore (landform) | smoke
Access:
Not on view
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:579
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