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

River and Boat

Date:
ca. 1770
Medium:
Brushed black ink, pen and black ink, graphite, light brown ground and varnish on thin, slightly textured, cream laid paper, mounted on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 5 1/8 x 6 1/2 inches (13 x 16.5 cm) and Mount: 6 1/8 x 7 3/4 inches (15.6 x 19.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on back on mount in graphite center: "1/2 [ . . . ] | 53 | G. W. Girtin" in graphite lower right: "COZENS, Alexander | River and boat"

Signed on mount in pen and brown ink lower left: "Alexr. Cozens". Not dated

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.3.812
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
flag | hills | landscape | marine art | river | sailboat | trees
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:8710
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