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Creator:
David Cox, 1783–1859, British
Title:
On Lancaster Sands, Low Tide
Date:
1840s
Medium:
Watercolor and graphite on medium, moderately textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 1/4 x 14 1/2 inches (26 x 36.8 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.4672
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
beach | birds | landscape | mountains | rocks (landforms) | running | sand | shore (landform) | tides | women
Associated Places:
Lancaster | United Kingdom
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Exhibition History:
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English Landscape (Paul Mellon Collection) 1630-1850 (Yale Center for British Art, 1977-04-19 - 1977-07-17)

Oil on Water - Oil Sketches by British Watercolorists (Yale Center for British Art, 1986-08-26 - 1986-11-09)

Sun, Wind, and Rain - The Art of David Cox (Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, 2009-01-31 - 2009-05-03)

Sun, Wind, and Rain - The Art of David Cox (Yale Center for British Art, 2008-10-16 - 2009-01-04)

Publications:
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A loan exhibition of English drawings and watercolours from the collection of Mr and Mrs Paul Mellon of Upperville, Virginia, P. & D. Colnaghi & Co., London, 1964, cat. no. 43, pl. XIII, N5247.M385 L62 (YCBA)

Malcolm Cormack, Oil on water, oil sketches by British watercolorists , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1986, pp. 22-23, fig. 13, ND467 C67 (YCBA)

Painting in England 1700-1850, collection of Mr. & Mrs. Paul Mellon. , Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA, 1963, intro. p. 14, p. 103, no. 178, ND466 V57 v.1-2 (YCBA)

Yale University Art Gallery, English drawings and watercolors, from the collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, April 15 - June 20, 1965 , New Haven, 1965, cat. no. 43, Pl. XIII, NC228 Y34 (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:8318
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