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Charles Brooking, 1723–1759
Ship wrecked on a rocky coast
between 1747 and 1750
Materials & Techniques:
Oil on canvas
14 1/2 x 22 inches (36.8 x 55.9 cm)

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

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
boat | boulders | cargo vessel | disaster | marine art | meteorology | science | sea | seascape | ship | shipwreck | storm | waves (natural events)
Associated Places:
Beachy Head | East Sussex | England | United Kingdom
Not on view
IIIF Manifest:

Spreading Canvas - Eighteenth - Century British Marine Painting (Yale Center for British Art, 2016-09-09 - 2016-12-04) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition] [Exhibition Description]

Behold the Sea (Yale Center for British Art, 2003-06-14 - 2003-09-07) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition] [Exhibition Description]

Andrew Causey, British Marine Painter Revalued, Illustrated London News, Vol. 244, London, p. 28-29, 18 I16 (Lewis Walpole Library) [ORBIS]

Christie's sale catalogue : 19th and 20th Century Drawings and Paintings : 1 November 1963, Christie's, November 1, 1963, p. 8, Lot 33, Fiche B51 Auction Catalogues (YCBA) [YCBA]

Malcolm Cormack, 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, Seascapes : Yale Center for British Art., , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1977, p. [5], No. 13, V 1909 (YCBA) Vertical File [YCBA]

Eleanor Hughes, Spreading Canvas : Eighteenth-Century British Marine Painting, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 2016, p. 179, cat. 45, ND 1373.G74 S67 2016 (YCBA) [YCBA]

David Joel, Charles Brooking, 1723-1759, and the 18th Century Marine Painters, Antique Collectors' Club, Woodbridge, p. 105, No. 401B, NJ18 B824 J64 2000 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Paul Mellon Foundation for British Art, Charles Brooking, 1723-1759 : Paintings, Drawings, and Engravings, Westerham Press, London, p. 17, 33, No. 17, NJ18 B824 P38+ Oversize (YCBA) [YCBA]

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