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Peter Monamy, 1681–1749, British

Royal Yacht Becalmed at Anchor

between 1710 and 1730
Oil on canvas
Support (PTG): 30 1/8 x 45 1/2 inches (76.5 x 115.6 cm)

Signed, lower right: "P. Monamy : pinx :"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
anchor (watercraft equipment) | birds | boys | clouds | figures | flags | full-rigged ships | guns | hats | inlet | marine art | men | men-of-war | pennants | rowboats | sails | sea | ships | sky | sloops (sailing vessels) | yacht
On view

Malcolm Cormack, A Concise Catalogue of Paintings in the Yale Center for British Art, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1985, pp. 160-161, N590.2 A83 (YCBA)

John Ford, Ackermann 1783-1983 : the business of art, London, 1983, p. 193, N8640 A25 +F67 (YCBA)

Charles Harrison-Wallace, Peter Monamy, 1682-1749, marine artist : Pallant House Gallery, Chichester, Pallant House, 1983, no. 7, NJ18 M756 H37 (YCBA)

National Gallery of Art, Painting in Georgian England from the collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon., National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1970, pp. 1-2, ND488 P25 (YCBA)

Painting in England 1700-1850 from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, The Royal Academy of Arts Winter Exhibition 1964-65., , Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK, 1964, p. 13 (v.1), no. 40, ND466 R68 1964/65 (YCBA) Also available on Microfiche: Fiche B214 (YCBA)

Paul Mellon's Legacy, a passion for British art. [large print labels] , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 2007, v. 3, N5220 M552 +P381 2007, Mellon Shelf (YCBA)

Yale University Art Gallery, Painting in England, 1700-1850, from the collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, [exhibition at] Yale University Art Gallery, April 15-June 20, 1965. , vol. 1, W. Clowes and sons, New Haven, 1965, p. 37 (v.1), no. 134, ND466 Y35 (YCBA)

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