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

Bristol Hot Wells

Date:
ca. 1773
Medium:
Pen and brown ink on thin, smooth, cream laid paper, mounted on medium, rough, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 5 x 8 7/8 inches (12.7 x 22.5 cm) and Mount: 5 x 9 inches (12.7 x 22.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in artist's hand in pen and brown ink upper right: "Bristol | Hot Wells."; in pen and brown ink upper left: "1 Sun misty But ye body of it very bright | 2 very Tend.r from ye Sun | 3 ye edges of ye hills faintly mark'd all in mist Pretty warm but greyish | 4 green field in ye sun | Tend.r Grey upon it"; Inscribed on back in graphite lower right: "<B 1979. 29. 1> | IR 337/1"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.2808
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | cityscape | clouds | hills | houses | lakes | reflections
Associated Places:
Bristol | England
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:9192
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