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Plain and Hills: PD.11-1953

Object information

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Plain and Hills


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

Legal notes

Through the National Art Collections Fund

Measurements and weight

Height: 229 mm
Width: 317 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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

School or Style


Materials used in production

Brown wash
Black wash

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( toned)

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Black and brown washes wiht graphite outline on toned paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Alexr. Cozens
  • Location: Mount, lower left
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 19
  • Location: Old mount, verso, upper right
  • Text: 101
  • Location: Old moun, verso, upper right
  • Text: B.F.A.C. exhibition catalogue giving details of drawing)
  • Location: Mount, verso
  • Method of creation: Cutting
  • Text: Burlington Fine Arts Club, 1916 / Herbert Horne's note: "From the Portfolio of A. Cozens' drawings / acquired by Wm Ward of Richmond. Numbered on the back "101" "/Lent for some years to the National Gallery, Millbank, / and submerged in the flood of 1927
  • Location: Mount, verso, below cutting
  • Method of creation: Ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.11-1953
Primary reference Number: 10067
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 18 December 2023 Last processed: Monday 18 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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