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Landscape with mountain and wooded valley: PD.9-1953

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Landscape with mountain and wooded valley


Draughtsman: Cozens, Alexander




History note: Sale, Sotheby's, 29th July 1891, lot 26, bt. Mr War of Richmond, from whom acqiured by Herbert Horne; Sir Edward Marsh

Legal notes

Through the National Arts Collection Fund

Measurements and weight

Height: 216 mm
Width: 301 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1953) by Marsh, Edward Howard

School or Style


Materials used in production

Grey wash
Black wash

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( tinted, laid down)

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Black and grey washes on tinted paper, laid down

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Alexr. Cozens
  • Location: Mount, lower left
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 69
  • Location: Top right hand corner
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: 105 Collection: Herbert Horne
  • Location: Old mount, verso
  • Text: In the print-room of the British Museum / is a mezzotint of this drawing , in reverse / with some slight variations, inscribed: / "A. Cozens. invt. W. Pether fct. / Published according to Act of Parlia- / ment, May 5, 1784." / It is numbered £29" in the upper / right hand corner. From a portfolio of his drawings / bought by Wm Ward of Richmond, / many years ago, at one of the / sale rooms
  • Location: Mount, verso
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: 105
  • Location: Mount, verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: this should be "43" (in Oppé's hand)
  • Location: Mount, verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.9-1953
Primary reference Number: 10065
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 9 February 2023 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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