Yale Center for British Art

Creator:
Samuel Scott, 1701/2–1772, British
Title:
Shipping off Dover
Date:
1738
Materials & Techniques:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
26 1/2 x 53 inches (67.3 x 134.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:
Signed and dated in brown paint, lower left center: "S. Scott 1738"
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.562
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
full-rigged ships | port | men | marine art | flags | town | cliffs | smoke | barges (flat-bottomed watercraft) | sloops (sailing vessels) | ships
Associated Places:
England | English Channel | Kent | Europe | Dover, Strait of | United Kingdom | Dover castle | Dover
Currently On View:
Not on view
Publications:
Malcolm Cormack, Concise Catalogue of Paintings in the Yale Center for British Art, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1985, pp. 196-197, N590.2 A83 (YCBA)

Richard Kingzett, Catalogue of the Works of Samuel Scott, Volume of the Walpole Society, vol. 48, Walpole Society, Oxford, 1982, p. 22, Marine Q, 6a, N12 W35 A1 48+ (YCBA)
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:1043