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Creator John Cleveley the elder, ca. 1712–1777, British
Title Launching at Deptford
Alternate Title(s) The Launching of a Man o' War at Deptford
Date ca. 1757
Medium Oil on canvas
Dimensions 41 3/4 × 72 1/8 inches (106 × 183.2 cm)
Credit Line Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Accession Number B1981.25.108
Collection Paintings and Sculpture
Link to This Record http://collections.britishart.yale.edu/vufind/Record/1670507
Subject Terms audience | barge (ceremonial watercraft) | boats | buildings | city | cityscape | clock tower | dock | flags | longboats | marine art | men | people | reflections | river | rowboats | sailors | sails | ships | ships of the line | sloop (sailing vessel) | warships | women | yacht
Place Represented Deptford | England | Greater London | Thames | United Kingdom
Publications

Painting in England 1700-1850, collection of Mr. & Mrs. Paul Mellon., Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA, 1963, p. 49 (v.1), no. 23, pl. 27, ND466 V57 v.1-2 (YCBA)


Malcolm Cormack, Seascapes : Yale Center for British Art., , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1977, p. [ 5 ], no.18, V 1909 (YCBA) , Vertical File


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. 15 (v.1), no. 51, ND466 R68 1964 65 (YCBA) , Also available on Microfiche: Fiche B214 (YCBA)


Painting in England : 1700-1850, Arts Review, vol. 37, no. 7, April 1963, p. 21, V 2337 , Another copy is available at HAAS Arts Library (N1 A415 +)


Sarah ( Sarah Helen ) Monks, The Visual Economies of the Downriver Thames in Eighteenth-Century British Art, Visual Culture in Britain, vol. 7, Summer 2006, pp. 9-10, 11, 18 [fn 38], fig. 6, N6761 V57 (YCBA) , Also available on line : Art Source


Spreading Canvas : Eighteenth-Century British Marine Painting, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 2016, p. 206, cat. 67, ND 1373.G74 S67 2016 (YCBA)

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