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Creator:
Alexander Cozens, 1717–1786, British
Title:

Close of the Day: Sunset on the Coast

Date:
between 1768 and 1775
Medium:
Oil and graphite on thick, moderately textured, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 5/8 x 12 1/4 inches (24.4 x 31.1 cm) and Frame: 18 1/2 x 22 x 1 inches (47 x 55.9 x 2.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on back of original mount: "CLOSE OF THE DAY."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.168
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
coast | hills | landscape | mountains | orange | sea
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:9512
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Malcolm Cormack, Oil on water, oil sketches by British watercolorists , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1986, p. 25, fig. 17, ND467 C67 (YCBA)

Kim Sloan, Alexander and John Robert Cozens, the poetry of landscape , Yale University Press, New Haven and London, 1986, pp. 55, 59, pl. 71, NJ18 C83 S56 (YCBA)


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