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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 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
Accession Number B1981.25.450
Collection Paintings and Sculpture
Link to This Record http://collections.britishart.yale.edu/vufind/Record/1671661
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
Place Represented Devon | England | United Kingdom
Publications

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)


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)


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

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