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Creator:
John Robert Cozens, 1752–1797, British
Title:
The Lake and Town of Nemi
Date:
ca. 1779
Medium:
Watercolor, brushed black ink, black wash and graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper, mounted on moderately thick, slightly textured laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 3/8 x 20 1/2 inches (36.5 x 52.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on back on mount in graphite lower right: "COZENS, J. R. NEMI | 70/3/27/69"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.361
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
buildings | cliffs | clouds | Grand Tour | landscape | mountains | trees
Associated Places:
Campagna | Italy | Nemi | Nemi, Lago di
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Exhibition History:
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Romance and Reality (Wildenstein) (Wildenstein & Company, Inc., 1978-09-22 - 1978-12-07)

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)

Publications:
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Maria Delores Sanchez-Jauregul, The English prize, the capture of the Westmorland, an episode of the grand tour , Yale University Press, New Haven, 2012, pp. 122, 123, fig. 79, N9135 .E54 2012 + OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:8938
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