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Creator:
Robert Cleveley, 1747–1809, British
Title:

The Battle of Cape St. Vincent

Date:
1797
Medium:
Watercolor, graphite and black ink on medium, moderately thick, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 4 1/8 x 8in. (10.5 x 20.3cm) and Contemporary drawn border: 4 5/8 × 8 5/8 inches (11.7 × 21.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscription on mount in brown and black ink, lower left: The centre of the British line | tacking after having cut off | hart of the Spanish Fleet 14. Feb 1797 | By R Cleavely late marine | draughtsman to the King | When in the navy. "

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.5793
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
fleet | marine art | military art | sea | ships | smoke
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:8043
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