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Creator:
David Cox, 1783–1859, British
Title:

Crossing Lancaster Sands

Additional Title(s):

On Lancaster Sands, Sunset (Crossing Lancaster Sands)

Date:
mid-1830s
Medium:
Watercolor, gouache and graphite and scratching out on moderately thick, slightly textured, white, wove paper, mounted on, moderately thick, slightly textured, cream, wove paper
Dimensions:
Mount: 14 5/16 × 20 1/16 inches (36.4 × 51 cm), Contemporary drawn border: 11 7/16 × 17 1/8 inches (29.1 × 43.5 cm), and Sheet: 11 3/16 × 16 7/8 inches (28.4 × 42.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, center right: "M board | 1/4" FM | outside 19" x 25""

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.2422
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bay (body of water) | beach | carriage | cart | crossing | horses (animals) | landscape | light | men | mountains | people | sand | tides | travel | travelers
Associated Places:
Lancaster | Morecambe Bay | Ulverston | United Kingdom
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:8664
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