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Creator:
Dominic Serres RA, 1722–1793, French, active in Britain (from the 1750s)
Title:

Barges Heading out to Sea

Date:
1782
Medium:
Gray wash with pen and black ink on cream, medium, slightly textured, laid paper mounted on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 1/4 x 11 1/2 inches (18.4 x 29.2 cm) and Mount: 11 1/2 × 15 5/8 inches (29.2 × 39.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in black ink, upper center: "No. 73"; in graphite, center: "1073"; lower center: "-Serres- 17 1/4 13 1/8 7787"

Collector's mark: B

Signed in black ink, lower right: "D.S. 1782"

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:
B2008.30.23
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
barges (flat-bottomed watercraft) | maritime history | oceans | sailing ships | seamen | ships | water
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:60755
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