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Creator:
Alexander Cozens, 1717–1786, British
Title:

Mountain Tops (A Mountain Study)

Date:
ca. 1780
Medium:
Brown wash, gray wash, graphite, and brown ground on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper, mounted on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 1/4 x 12 1/4 inches (23.5 x 31.1 cm) and Mount: 14 3/4 x 19 1/2 inches (37.5 x 49.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper right: "5 100"; in graphite, lower right: "22x16 | Plain David Cox | overmount"; in graphite, lower right: "D 814 | 802" in graphite, lower right: "22 3/8 x 19 5/8"; inscribed on verso in graphite, upper left: "D. 814 | T < . . . > 3 1/2 - 4 1/2 H[...]a | 31/P/N | B[...] BK"; in graphite, center: "91"; in graphite, lower right: "COZENS Alexander | A Mountain Study (D.292) | (LGD 65/9/22/8) | (PM 2368)"

Signed on mount in pen and gray ink, lower left: "Alexr. Cozens"; not dated

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.5233
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
clouds | landscape | mountains | rocks (landforms) | study (visual work)
Access:
View by request in the Study Room
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:7813
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