LONDON 1723 - 1759
A FLAGSHIP SHORTENING SAIL IN A GALE
Robert Taylor Esq. (1840-1915);
E.M. Thomas Esq., 1915;
With Messum's, London, 1984;
Anonymous sale, London, Sotheby's, 13 March 1985, lot 23;
Anonymous sale, London, Bonhams, 13 September 2005, lot 198;
Where acquired by the present owner.
Aldeburgh, Aldeburgh Festival, and Bristol, Bristol City Museum and Art Gallery, Charles Brooking, June and July 1966, no. 50.
D. Joel, Charles Brooking 1723-1759 and the 18th Century British Marine Painters, Suffolk 2000, p. 139, cat. no. 203D, reproduced in colour p. 61, fig. 4/8.