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Creator:
John Cleveley the younger, 1747–1786, British
Title:

A Calm Day in the Anchorage

Date:
undated
Medium:
Watercolor, graphite, and pen and gray ink on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
10 1/4 x 14 1/4 inches (26 x 36.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in artist's hand in pen and black ink lower left: "Jn. Cleveley"; inscribed on back in graphite lower right: "F/M", encircled "60", encircled "15", "John Cleveley | S.Lot 58 | 10.11.65 | Cost EON l- l- | Pain"

Signed in artist's hand in pen and black ink lower left: "Jn. Cleveley"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, The U Collection. In appreciation of Choh Shiu and Man Foo U, loving parents, and Dorothea and Frank Cockett, dear friends
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2008.30.21
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
birds | boats | figures | reflections | sails | water
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:60753
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