Embarkation at Southampton, June 20th 1794 (Version A)

Thomas Rowlandson1794

Yale Center for British Art

Yale Center for British Art


  • Title: Embarkation at Southampton, June 20th 1794 (Version A)
  • Date Created: 1794
  • Location Created: France
  • Subject: soldiers, men, water, chimneys (architectural elements), windows, pier (marine landing), trees, buildings, oars, historical subject, marine art, Weapons and Ammunition, boats
  • Physical Dimensions: w28.4 x h21.7 cm
  • Location: Not on View
  • Inscription: Signed and Dated: Not signed, not dated
  • Inscription: Marks: watermarks: print of watermark visible resembles fig 172 in Shorter: John Taylor 1787 - 95.
  • Inscription: Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "Embarcation at Southampton"; in graphite, upper right: "June 20th after Ld Howe's Action"; in graphite, verso, lower left: "Embarcation at Southampton June 20th after Lord How"s action"; in blue ink, verso, lower right: "PAUL MELLON COLLECTION" collector's stamp
  • Artist: Thomas Rowlandson
  • Rights: Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
  • External Link: http://collections.britishart.yale.edu/vufind/Record/1670673
  • Medium: Pen and brown and gray ink with gray wash over graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige, antique laid paper