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Creator:
Nicholas Pocock, 1740–1821, British
Title:

The Mars in Three Positions

Date:
1779
Medium:
Gray wash and pen and black ink on medium, slightly texture, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 × 21 1/8 inches (38.1 × 53.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and black ink, lower center: "THE MARS PRIVATE SHIP OF WAR JOHN CHILCOT COMMANDER."

Watermark

Signed and dated in pen and black ink, lower right: "Nicholas Pocock fct. 1779"

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:
B2008.30.28
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
boats | coat of arms | commander | crest | flags | marine art | men | military art | sailboat | sails | sea | seascape | ships | warship
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:60760
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Eleanor Hughes, Spreading Canvas : Eighteenth-Century British Marine Painting, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 2016, pp. 240, 201 (fn 1), ND 1373.G74 S67 2016 (YCBA) [YCBA]


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