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.

Eastberg, John C. and Eric Vogel. Layton’s Legacy: A Historic American Art Collection 1888–2013. Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Layton Art Collection, Inc., 2013, pp. 104–47, 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)

The Layton Art Gallery. Catalogue of the Layton Art Gallery. Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Layton Art Gallery, 1921, p.20, illus. no. 14.

The Opening of the Layton Art Gallery. Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Cramer, Aikens and Cramer, Printers, 1888, p. 51.

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. Accessed March 2.

This information is subject to change as the result of ongoing research.