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Creator:
Peter Monamy, 1681–1749, British
Title:

The Opening of the First Eddystone Lighthouse in 1698

Date:
ca. 1703
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Support (PTG): 24 1/4 x 54 inches (61.6 x 137.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Signed in white paint (on rock), lower center: "P. Monamy"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.450
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
boats | flags | full-rigged ships | lighthouse | longboats | marine art | opening (architectural element) | rocks (landforms) | sea | ships | shore (landform) | sloops (sailing vessels) | Union Jack | yachts
Associated Places:
Devon | England | United Kingdom
Access:
Not on view
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:934
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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. 160-161, N590.2 A83 (YCBA)

Charles Harrison-Wallace, Peter Monamy, 1682-1749, marine artist : Pallant House Gallery, Chichester, Pallant House, 1983, no. 8, fig. 4, NJ18 M756 H37 (YCBA)

Eleanor Hughes, Spreading Canvas : Eighteenth-Century British Marine Painting, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 2016, p. 158, cat. 19, ND 1373.G74 S67 2016 (YCBA)


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