The Pilot Boat (Trouville Fishing Boat in a Fresh Breeze)

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Edward William Cooke (English, 1811–1880)
The Pilot Boat (Trouville Fishing Boat in a Fresh Breeze), ca. 1839
Oil on canvas
41 × 56 1/2 × 1 1/4 in. (104.14 × 143.51 × 3.18 cm)
Layton Art Collection Inc., Gift of Frederick Layton L1888.6
Photo credit: John R. Glembin
Currently on View

Publication History
Sawinski, Catherine. Out of the Vault—A Selection from Mr. Layton’s Gallery. Milwaukee Art Museum: Under the Wings, May 21, 2013. http://blog.mam.org/2013/05/21/out-of-the-vault-a-selection-from-mr-laytons-gallery/.

Eastberg, John C. and Eric Vogel. Layton’s Legacy: A Historic American Art Collection 1888–2013. Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Layton Art Collection, Inc., 2013, pp. 104–07, and 456, color pl. 5, p. 104, color detail pp. 106–7.

Munday, John. Edward William Cooke, 1811–1880: A Man of his Time. Woodbridge: Antique Collectors' Club, 1996, p. 323. (compare to watercolor after painting p. 324)

Layton Art Gallery. Catalogue of the Layton Art Gallery. Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Layton Art Gallery, 1921, p. 20, cat. 14, b/w illus. no. 14.

Milwaukee of Today. Street Railway Review 3, no. 9 (September 15, 1893): 539. (as The Pilot Boat)

Mr. Layton's Gift. The Milwaukee Sentinel, April 6, 1888, pp. 1–2. (as both The Pilot Boat and Stormy Weather)

Pictures for the Public. The Daily Inter Ocean, April 6, 1888, p. 8. http://0-find.galegroup.com.countycat.mcfls.org/ncnp/infomark.do?&source=gale&prodId=NCNP&userGroupName=milw97470&tabID=T003&docPage=article&searchType=AdvancedSearchForm&docId=GT3001268044&type=multipage&contentSet=LTO&version=1.0. (accessed August 24, 2017). (as The Pilot Boat)

Layton Art Gallery. The Opening of the Layton Art Gallery. Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Layton Art Gallery, 1888, pp. 32 and 51, cat. 34. (as Stormy Weather)

Northwick, John Rushout. Catalogue of the Late Lord Northwick's Extensive and Magnificent Collection, July 26–August 17, 1859 [auction catalogue]. London: J. Davy, 1859, p. 113, no. 1191. http://www.archive.org/details/catalogueoflatel00nortrich. (accessed March 2, 2013).


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