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Fir: P.66-1998.4

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Current Location: In storage


Delineations of the General Character, Ramifications and Foliage of Forest Trees


Printmaker: Cozens, John Robert




From the set of fourteen soft-ground etchings, mounted on original backing sheets with etched border-lines, stitched together as per original issue

Legal notes

Bought from the Fairhaven Fund with the aid of a grant from the MGC/V&A Purchase Grant Fund

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1998) by Fairhaven Fund, The V. & A. Purchase Grant Fund


18th century
Production date: AD 1789


Proofs before aquatint with hand-colouring by Cozens.

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Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Soft-ground etching
Hand colouring

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: John Cozens
  • Location: Plate lower centre right
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Name
  • Text: Firs
  • Location: Back sheet lower centre
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Title

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.66-1998.4
Primary reference Number: 240350
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Created: Monday 16 March 2020 Updated: Monday 28 February 2022 Last processed: Monday 5 September 2022

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

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