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Drawing

Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (probably, drawn)

  • Date:

    1763 (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Cozens, Alexander, born 1717 - died 1786 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    drawn with a pen in bistre and sepia, and slightly washed

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.669

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case TOPIC, shelf 3A

Physical description

View in the neighbourhood of Rome, with a goatherd tending a flock on the rising ground on the right, the sun streaming through the trees; Signed Alex. Cozens, and dated 1763; Drawn with a pen in bistre and sepia, and slightly washed.

Place of Origin

Italy (probably, drawn)

Date

1763 (drawn)

Artist/maker

Cozens, Alexander, born 1717 - died 1786 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

drawn with a pen in bistre and sepia, and slightly washed

Marks and inscriptions

Signed (twice) Alex. Cozens, and C, and dated 1763.

Dimensions

Height: 9.8 in, Width: 13.3 in

Descriptive line

Cozens, Alexander; View in the neighbourhood of Rome; Signed and dated; Drawn with a pen in bistre and sepia, and slightly washed; English School; 1763.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

DYCE COLLECTION. A Catalogue of the Paintings, Miniatures, Drawings, Engravings, Rings and Miscellaneous Objects Bequeathed by The Reverend Alexander Dyce. London : South Kensington Museum, 1874.

Materials

Paper; Bistre; Pen; Sepia

Techniques

Drawing (image-making); Wash technique

Subjects depicted

Landscape; Goats; Trees

Categories

Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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