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Creator:
Alexander Cozens, 1717–1786, British
Title:
Coastal Scene with Wooded Cliff
Date:
ca. 1770
Medium:
Black ink, graphite, brown wash, gray wash, brown ground and varnish on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper, mounted on thick, moderately textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Mount: 9 7/8 x 13 5/8 inches (25.1 x 34.6 cm) and Sheet: 4 7/8 x 7 inches (12.4 x 17.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite upper left: "2"; inscribed on back on mount in graphite lower right: "COZENS, Alexander | coastal Scene with | wooded cliff

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:
B1977.14.5797
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
cliffs | clouds | landscape | sailboats | seascape | shore (landform) | trees
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Exhibition History:
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The Art of Alexander and John Robert Cozens (Yale Center for British Art, 1980-09-17 - 1980-11-16)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:8807
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