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Catalog Number PAP.Green.1961.029
Title Galere Genoise a la Voile & a la Rame, donnant Chasse a un Chebek Turc
Artist Canali, Gaetano, active 18th century
Date n.d.
Description View of a Genoese galley, center foreground, flying two Genoa flags and in persuit of a Turkish Xebec; the galley is using both wind and rowing power to chase the ship; smoke from firing a canon is coming out of the port bow of the ship; the Turkish Xebec, right background, is using the power of the wind to escape; they have all their canons ready to fire; another galley flying the English Navy flag is in the left background, along with a smaller sailboat
Object Name Print
Material Ink; Medium Weight Paper
Technique Etching; Engraving
Dimensions H-33.7 W-46.7 cm
Credit line Gift of Beatrice Greenough
Provenance 1961, December 15 - Gift of Beatrice Greenough

The Greenough Estate Collection, including 25 cartons of books and over thirty prints and drawings, was given to the Redwood Library on December 15, 1961 by Beatrice Goelet Greenough (1908-1984) soon after the death of her only child, Gabrielle Ladd (1936-1960). Beatrice was the daughter of William Greenough (1874-1949) and Charlotte Warren (1885-1954) who collected most of the artwork herself. Charlotte was assisted by her father, Whitney Warren, who had donated a scrapbook of his architectural drawings to the Redwood Library.

Beatrice Greenough of Prescott Farm, a Portsmouth, RI resident for many years, died 24 April,1984. She left an uncle, Whitney Warren of San Francisco and two cousins, Michael Lloyd Reeves of Newport and Reginald Reeves of Shrewsbury, Massachusetts.
Signed Name Gaet. Canali sculp
Signed Name Location Lower Right
Additional Inscriptions and Marks upper right, in pencil: #29
Inscription Location Below Print
Inscriptions and Marks lower center: Galere Genoise || a la Voile & a la Rame, donnant Chasse a un Chebek Turc
lower right: Gaet. Canali sculp
Collection Works on Paper - Greenough Collection
People Greenough, Beatrice, 1908-1984
Canali, Gaetano, active 18th century
Notes n.d.