- Museum number
Object: Embarking from Brigthelmstone to Diepp.
Series: Imitations of Modern Drawings (?)
Beach scene on a windy day, a rowing boat with several passengers at centre being pushed into the water by sailors, another in the water behind at left, rowing towards a sailing boat; others waiting at right, including a stout woman whose wig and hat are blowing away, exposing her bald head; sailing boats on the shore behind at right, town on cliff in the distance. 1787
Etching with some stipple
- Production date
Height: 276 millimetres
Width: 377 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- For description of the volume, see M,40.1. This print is not listed under the 'Imitations' in Grego, but was made in the same period and is also included in the Metropolitan Museum's copy of the 'Imitations' (acc. no. 33.7).
A drawing of the subject is in the Boston Public Library (see J.T. Hayes, 'Rowlandson: watercolours and drawings' (London, 1972), p. 107, cat. no. 43).
Additional lit.: M & J Payne 'Regarding Thomas Rowlandson, 1757-1827' (London, 2010), p. 128.
- Not on display
- Prints and Drawings
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