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The Thames and the Tower of London Supposedly on the King’s Birthday – Samuel Scott 1771

Samuel Scott  ( 1702 – 1772 )     from the Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection

Detail: ship, boats, sailor, boxes, barrel, harbor, castle, pier, flag, sail, barge, striped hat.

Here is a close up of the sailor on the tiller of the boat with his cool striped hat.

Just for fun, here is a prototype we worked up over the weekend.

Donnybrook Fair – Francis Wheatley 1788

Francis Wheatley ( 1747 – 1801 )  from the Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection

Looks like a pretty rough crowd, I would keep my hand on my wallet if I were you.

Detail: children, fair, market, hay, buttons, tents, table, tablecloth, bonnet, coat, dress, cape, apron, skirt, hats, breeches, stockings, stocks, shoes, yoke, bellows, spoon, whip, napkins, pot, jug, barrel, basket, cups, cart, sign, hay, horse, gambling, glass, great coat, short cape

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