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John Robert Cozens, 1752–1797
Monte della Madonna, near Argua
Materials & Techniques:
Watercolor and graphite on medium, slightly textured, white laid paper, mounted on thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Sheet: 10 1/8 x 14 3/4 inches (25.7 x 37.5 cm), Mount: 14 1/4 x 18 3/4 inches (36.2 x 47.6 cm)

Inscribed on mount in pen and violet ink, upper right: "7"; in graphite, lower center: "41 | (The register in the Christie Cat. Af. 10 1805"; in graphite lower right: "1. 1/ "; inscribed on verso in pen and brown ink, upper left: "6"; in graphite, center: "Monte della Madonna near Argua the residence of Petrarch"; in pen and brown ink, center: "Monte della Madonna, near Arqua the residence | of Petrarch - "; in graphite, center: "Cozens"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Drawings & Watercolors
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
clouds | figure | Grand Tour | hills | landscape | light | mountain | sleeping
Associated Places:
Campagna | Italy | Madonna, Monte della | Veneto
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IIIF Manifest:

Alexander and J. R. Cozens (Art Gallery of Ontario, 1987-01-30 - 1987-03-29) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Presences of Nature - British Landscape 1780-1830 (Yale Center for British Art, 1982-10-20 - 1983-02-27) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

The Art of Alexander and John Robert Cozens (Yale Center for British Art, 1980-09-17 - 1980-11-16) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Louis Hawes, Presences of Nature : British Landscape, 1780-1830, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1982, pp. 113-4, no. I.2, pl. 89, ND1354.4 H38 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Andrew Wilton, The Art of Alexander and John Robert Cozens, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1980, pp. 48-9, no. 130, fig. 53, NJ18 C83 W55 OVERSIZE (YCBA) [YCBA]

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