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John Cleveley the younger, 1747–1786

A Calm Day in the Anchorage

Materials & Techniques:
Watercolor, graphite, and pen and gray ink on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Sheet: 10 1/4 x 14 1/4 inches (26 x 36.2 cm)

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:
Drawings & Watercolors
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
birds | boats | figures | reflections | sails | water
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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]

Seascapes - Marine Paintings and Watercolors from the U Collection (Yale Center for British Art, 2009-05-28 - 2009-08-23) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition] [Exhibition Description]

Laura Beach, Spreading Canvas : Eighteenth-Centry British Marine Painting, Antiques and the Arts Weekly, vol. 48, Bee Publishing Company, Newtown, November 4, 2016, p. 31, Vertical File V 2718 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Christie's (UK), Christie's Sale Catalogue: British Art on Paper. 16 November 2006, Christie's, 2006, p. 112, GeorgeLot. 129, fig. 129, Sales Catalogue (YCBA) [YCBA]

Eleanor Hughes, Seascapes : marine paintings and watercolors from the U Collection [wall labels], , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 2009, p. [11], V 2165 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Eleanor Hughes, Spreading Canvas : Eighteenth-Century British Marine Painting, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 2016, p. 273, 275, cat. 135, ND 1373.G74 S67 2016 (YCBA) [YCBA]

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