Print (Etching)

  • Title:

    Evening or Sun Setting. Le Soir ou Soleil couchant

  • Category:

    Prints and Maps

  • Creator (Role):

    Pierre-Charles Canot (Artist)

    Peter Monamy

    John Bowles & Son

  • Place of Origin:

    London, London, England, United Kingdom, Europe

  • Date:

    February 21 1745 or 1746 (1745-1746)

  • Materials:

    Ink; Watercolor; Paper (laid)

  • Techniques:

    Etched, Engraved, Hand colored

  • Museum Object Number:

    1983.0101.003


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1983.0101.003

Object Name

Print (Etching)

Title

Evening or Sun Setting. Le Soir ou Soleil couchant

Category

Prints and Maps

Credit Line/Donor

Museum purchase

Creator (Role)

Pierre-Charles Canot (Artist)
1710-1777

Peter Monamy
1681-1749

John Bowles & Son
1753/1754-1763/1764

Place of Origin

London, London, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Date

February 21 1745 or 1746 (1745-1746)

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Inscription; Lower right, beneath image; P. Monamy pinx.\t
2. Inscription; Lower left, beneath image; Canat sculp.
3. Inscription; Lower center, beneath image; Published according to Act of Parliement 21 February 1745-6.
4. Inscription; Lower center, beneath title; Printed for John Bowles & Son , at the Black Horse in Cornhil.

Subjects

Seascape

Materials

Ink; Watercolor; Paper (laid)

Techniques

Etched, Engraved, Hand colored

Dimensions (inches)

13.1 (H) , 17 (W) , 10.7 (Image H) , 14.8 (Image W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

33.4 (H) , 43.3 (W) , 10.7 (Image H) , 14.8 (Image W)

Measurement Notes

Plate H: 12.0 in. (30.4 cm). Plate W: 15.7 in. (39.8 cm). Chain interval: 2.5-2.9 cm; laid line frequency: 9 per cm. Frame H: 15.3 in. (38.8 cm). Frame W: 19.1 in. (48.6 cm). Frame D: 0.8 in. (2.1 cm). H at left. W at bottom. D at bottom left.

Publisher Summary

John Bowles & Son

Publication Date

02/21/1745

Place of Publication

Black Horse, Cornhill, London, England, United Kingdom

Watermark

Crowned fleur-de-lis above the letters "GN".

Coloring

Hand colored with translucent watercolors

Edition Notes

Pierre Canot's series, "Original Sea Pieces and Shipping, by P Momamy" was begun for John Bowles circa June 20, 1743. Robert Sayer later acquired the plates in 1775 and sold the series of twelve impressions in frames. These impression, with full margins, are probably from the first publication.

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Fowble, E. McSherry. 1987 Two Centuries of Prints in America, 1680-1880 : A Selective Catalogue of the Winterthur Museum Collection.
Published: no. 151, pp. 228-229.