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Creator:
Thomas Luny, 1759–1837, British
Title:

A Packet Boat Under Sail in a Breeze off the South Foreland

Date:
1780
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Support (PTG): 33 3/8 × 57 inches (84.8 × 144.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Signed and dated, lower left: "T. Luny 1780"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.434
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
boat | breeze | cliffs | clouds | cutter (sailing vessel) | flags | full-rigged ships | lighthouse | longboats | marine art | packet (watercraft) | rowboat | sailboat | sea | seamen | ship's boat | ships | shore (landform) | sloop (sailing vessel) | waves (natural events) | waves (natural events)
Associated Places:
England | Kent | South Foreland | United Kingdom
Access:
Not on view
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:918
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Malcolm Cormack, A Concise Catalogue of Paintings in the Yale Center for British Art, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1985, pp. 152-153, N590.2 A83 (YCBA)

Malcolm Cormack, Seascapes : Yale Center for British Art., , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1977, p. [6 ], no. 23, V 1909 (YCBA) Vertical File

Eleanor Hughes, Spreading Canvas : Eighteenth-Century British Marine Painting, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 2016, p. 194-195, 216, cat. 76, ND 1373.G74 S67 2016 (YCBA)


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