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Creator Alexander Cozens, 1717–1786, British
Title Landscape with a Ruined Temple
Date between 1746 and 1750
Medium Graphite, brown ink, brown wash and brown ground on thin, slightly textured, cream laid paper, mounted on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions Mount: 14 x 17 1/4 inches (35.6 x 43.8 cm) Sheet: 12 5/8 x 16 inches (32.1 x 40.6 cm)
Inscribed in graphite upper left: "C"; inscribed on back in graphite lower right: "[...]28300 LXX"
Credit Line Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Accession Number B1975.4.1802
Collection Prints and Drawings
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Subject Terms birds | Grand Tour | hills | landscape | rocks | ruins | temple

Duncan Bull, Classic ground, British artists and the landscape of Italy, 1740-1830, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1981, p. 3, no. 47, ND1354.4 B85 (YCBA)

Scott Wilcox, British watercolors, drawings of the 18th and 19th centuries from the Yale Center for British Art, Hudson Hill Press, New York, 1985, no. 1, pl. 1, ND1928 W533 1985 (YCBA)

Andrew Wilton, The Art of Alexander and John Robert Cozens, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1980, p. 24, no. 6, pl. 4, NJ18 C83 W55 OVERSIZE (YCBA)

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