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Creator:
John Robert Cozens, 1752–1797, British
Title:

The Bay of Naples from Capodimonte

Date:
1790
Medium:
Watercolor and graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper, mounted on thick, slightly textured wove paper
Dimensions:
Mount: 17 7/8 x 24 1/4 inches (45.4 x 61.6 cm) and Sheet: 14 3/4 x 21 inches (37.5 x 53.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on back in mount in graphite upper left: "14935" in pen and gray ink upper center: "Part of the Bay of Naples - " in graphite lower right: "COZENS, John R. | PART OF THE BAY OF NAPLES | 70/8/11/9 IR 38 | FUMIGATED"

Signed on mount in pen and black ink lower left: "J. Cozens 1790"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.6131
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bay (body of water) | buildings | clouds | Grand Tour | hills | landscape | mountains | trees
Associated Places:
Italy | Naples | Napoli, Golfo di
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:9190
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