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A wood: PD.10-1953

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A wood


Draughtsman: Cozens, Alexander




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

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Through the National Art Collections Fund

Measurements and weight

Height: 146 mm
Width: 200 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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

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Materials used in production

Grey wash

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( laid down)

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Grey washes on toned paper, laid down

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Alexr. Cozens
  • Location: Mount, lower left
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 13
  • Location: Centre
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: 54
  • Location: Old mount
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: The study for this drawing is in the British Museum / 1888-1-16-9, fol 6
  • Location: Mount, verso
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: From a Portfolio of his drawings / bought by Wm Ward of Richmond / many years ago, at one of the / sale rooms. Numbered on the back "54"
  • Location: Mount, verso
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: Burlington Fine Arts Club Exhibition catalogue, 1916 (also giving details about the drawing)
  • Location: Mount, verso
  • Method of creation: Cutting

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.10-1953
Primary reference Number: 10066
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 23 March 2021 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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