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John Robert Cozens
1752–1797

London and the Thames from Greenwich

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Medium
Watercolour over pencil
Size
14 ½ × 20 ⅝ inches · 367 × 525 mm
Notes
Signed and dated on the original-mount, lower left: ‘Jno Cozens 1792’
Collections
  • Private collection, Yorkshire, until circa 1956; 
  • Agnew's, London;
  • H.G. Balfour, purchased from the above, 1957; 
  • by family descent, until 1995; 
  • Leger Galleries, London;
  • Sir Edwin Manton (1909-2005), purchased from the above, 1996;
  • Judy Caruso, New York, a gift from the above, to 2015.
Exhibitions
  • London, Agnew's, Annual Exhibition of Watercolour Drawings, 1957, no. 32. 
Literature
  • C. F. Bell and T. Girtin, ‘The Drawings and Sketches of John Robert Cozens’, Walpole Society, Vol. XXIII, 1935, no. 441 (for a discussion of the group) Francis Hawcroft, Watercolours by John Robert Cozens, London 1971, p. 34, under no. 9; 
  • Andrew Wilton, The Art of Alexander and John Robert Cozens, exh. cat., New Haven, Yale Center for British Art, 1980, p. 51, under no. 137. 

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston