Yale Center for British Art
Creator:
John Thomas Serres, 1759–1825, British

Title:
Port Mahon, Minorca with British Men-of-War at Anchor
Date:
ca. 1795
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Support (PTG): 20 3/8 x 30 1/4 inches (51.8 x 76.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:
Label on verso, lower center: “Arthur Ackermann & Son Ltd: | Establishment for the Sale | of | Sporting | Prints, Drawings, & Paintings, | 3, Old Bond Streent, London. W. 1. | Established | 1783 | [drawing of hunters and dogs]”; upper center: “H 103”
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1976.7.68
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
port | men-of-war | anchor | hills | island | gathering | landscape | boats | ships | cemetery | sea | water | men
Associated Places:
Spain | Menorca | Mahon
Currently On View:
Not on view
Exhibition History:
Spreading Canvas - Eighteenth - Century British Marine Painting (Yale Center for British Art, 2016-09-09 - 2016-12-04)

Publications:
Malcolm Cormack, Seascapes : Yale Center for British Art., , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1977, p. [ 6 ], no. 22, V 1909 (YCBA) Vertical File

Eleanor Hughes, Spreading Canvas : Eighteenth-Century British Marine Painting, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 2016, p. 219, cat. 79, ND 1373.G74 S67 2016 (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:302