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Creator:
John Robert Cozens, 1752–1797, British
Title:
On the Lake of Nemi
Date:
between 1780 and 1783
Medium:
Watercolor and graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 1/4 x 11 7/8 inches (21 x 30.2 cm) and Mount: 10 5/8 x 14 1/4 inches (27 x 36.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in graphite, center left: "Nemi"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.1482
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
cliffs | houses | lakes | landscape | structures | trees
Associated Places:
Campagna | Italy | Nemi, Lago di
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Exhibition History:
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English Landscape (Paul Mellon Collection) 1630-1850 (Yale Center for British Art, 1977-04-19 - 1977-07-17)

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)

Alexander and J. R. Cozens (Art Gallery of Ontario, 1987-01-30 - 1987-03-29)

William Beckford, 1760-1844 (Dulwich Picture Gallery, 2001-09-15 - 2002-05-15)

William Beckford, 1760-1844 (The Bard Graduate Center for Studies in the Decorative Arts, 2001-09-15 - 2002-05-15)

Great British Watercolors from the Paul Mellon Collection at the Yale Center for British Art (Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, 2007-07-11 - 2007-09-30)

Great British Watercolors from the Paul Mellon Collection at the Yale Center for British Art (Yale Center for British Art, 2008-06-09 - 2008-08-17)

Great British Watercolors from the Paul Mellon Collection at the Yale Center for British Art (The State Hermitage Museum, 2007-10-23 - 2008-01-13)

Travelling. J.M.W. Turner in Search of the Sublime and Picturesque (LWL - Museum für Kunst und Kultur, 2019-11-08 - 2020-01-26)

Publications:
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Kim Sloan, Alexander and John Robert Cozens, the poetry of landscape , Yale University Press, New Haven and London, 1986, pp. 129,130, 138, pl. 143, NJ18 C83 S56 (YCBA)

Painting in England 1700-1850, collection of Mr. & Mrs. Paul Mellon. , Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA, 1963, p.63, no. 64, ND466 V57 v.1-2 (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:8879
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