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Creator:
John Robert Cozens, 1752–1797, British
Title:
The Pays de Valais
Date:
between 1780 and 1785
Medium:
Watercolor, graphite and red-brown gouache on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 1/4 x 20 1/2 inches (36.2 x 52.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Watermark: Fleur-de-lis

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.1902
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
Grand Tour | horses (animals) | houses | landscape | mountains | rocks (landforms) | trees
Associated Places:
Geneva, Lake of | Switzerland | Valais
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Exhibition History:
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English Drawings and Watercolors from the collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon (Yale University Art Gallery, 1965-04-15 - 1965-06-20)

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)

Presences of Nature - British Landscape 1780-1830 (Yale Center for British Art, 1982-10 - 1983-02)

Publications:
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A loan exhibition of English drawings and watercolours from the collection of Mr and Mrs Paul Mellon of Upperville, Virginia, P. & D. Colnaghi & Co., London, 1964, cat. no. 25, pl. VII, N5247.M385 L62 (YCBA)

An exhibition of English drawings and water colors from the collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, February 18-April 1, 1962, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1962, pp. 9, 23, cat. no. 23, Pl. 23, NC228 U6 (YCBA) Copy 2 is on Mellon Shelf

Painting in England 1700-1850, collection of Mr. & Mrs. Paul Mellon. , Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA, 1963, p. 63, no. 65, ND466 V57 v.1-2 (YCBA)

Andrew Wilton, The life and work of J.M.W. Turner, Academy Editions, London, 1979, p. 32, pl. 14, NJ18 T85 +W577 OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Yale University Art Gallery, English drawings and watercolors, from the collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, April 15 - June 20, 1965 , New Haven, 1965, cat. no. 25, Pl. VII, NC228 Y34 (YCBA)

British Drawings and Water-Colours in an American Collection-, Illustrated London News, vol.240,no. 6403, April 21, 1962, p. 627, Available Online: Illus.London News Hist. Archive

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:8890
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