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Creator:
John Robert Cozens, 1752–1797, British
Title:
The Lake of Nemi
Date:
between 1783 and 1785
Medium:
Watercolor and graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 5/8 x 21 1/8 inches (37.1 x 53.7 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.1481
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
buildings | cliffs | clouds | Grand Tour | landscape | sheep | shepherds | trees
Associated Places:
Campagna | Italy | Nemi, Lago di
Access:
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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)

Classic Ground - British Artists and the Landscape of Italy, 1740-1830 (Yale Center for British Art, 1981-07-29 - 1981-09-20)

British Watercolors - Drawings of the 18th and 19th Centuries from the Yale Center for British Art (Blaffer Gallery, University of Houston, 1985-04 - 1986-08)

British Watercolors - Drawings of the 18th and 19th Centuries from the Yale Center for British Art (Block Museum of Art, 1985-04 - 1986-08)

British Watercolors - Drawings of the 18th and 19th Centuries from the Yale Center for British Art (Toledo Museum of Art, 1985-04 - 1986-08)

British Watercolors - Drawings of the 18th and 19th Centuries from the Yale Center for British Art (Portland Art Museum, 1985-04 - 1986-08)

British Watercolors - Drawings of the 18th and 19th Centuries from the Yale Center for British Art (Minneapolis Institute of Arts, 1985-04 - 1986-08)

British Watercolors - Drawings of the 18th and 19th Centuries from the Yale Center for British Art (Memorial Art Gallery of Rochester, 1985-04 - 1986-08)

British Watercolors - Drawings of the 18th and 19th Centuries from the Yale Center for British Art (Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, 1985-04 - 1986-08)

Publications:
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C.F. (Charles Francis) Bell, The Drawings And Sketches of John Robert Cozens, A Catalogue With An Historical Introduction , Volume of the Walpole Society, vol. 23, 1934-1935, N12 W35 A1 (LC)+ Oversize (YCBA)

A. P. (Adopf Paul) Oppe, Alexander & John Robert Cozens, With a reprint of Alexander Cozens' A new method of assisting the invention in drawing original compositions of landscape , A. and C. Black, London, 1952, pp. 125-6, NJ18 C83 O66 (YCBA)

Scott Wilcox, British watercolors, drawings of the 18th and 19th centuries from the Yale Center for British Art , Hudson Hill Press, New York, 1985, no.13, pl. 13, ND1928 W533 1985 (YCBA)

Andrew Wilton, The Art of Alexander and John Robert Cozens, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1980, p.49, Cat. 133, pl. 54, NJ18 C83 W55 OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:8878
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