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Creator:
William Hodges, 1744–1797, British
Title:

A View of Matavai Bay in the Island of Otaheite [Tahiti]

Former Title(s):

Tahitian War Galleys in Matavai Bay, Tahiti

Matavai Bay in the Island of Otaheite, Tahiti

Matavai Bay, Tahiti

Date:
1776
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Support (PTG): 36 × 54 inches (91.4 × 137.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Signed and dated, lower left: "Hodges 1776"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.343
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
bay | boats | cliffs | galleys (watercraft) | hills | landscape | mountains | ocean | regalia | sail | sea | Tahitian
Associated Places:
French Polynesia | Matavai Bay | Tahiti
Access:
On view
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:834
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