image credit Yale Center for British Art | Licence: Public DomainYale Center for British Art
image credit Yale Center for British Art | Licence: Public DomainYale Center for British Art

The Banks of the Avon at Hotwells

ca.1773

John Robert Cozens

From the collection

Title

The Banks of the Avon at Hotwells

Date

ca.1773

Description

Inscribed in artist\'s hand in pen and black ink upper left: "1 Reflection of ye L: mist | 2 all in mist - | 3 pearly- | 4 mist - | 5 Green - L right | 6 grayish | 7 B: green"; in pen and black ink upper center: "all ye Trees in a warm Mist & all Tender green nothing light | on ye Distant Trees Accept No. 2"; Inscribed on back in pen and brown ink upper right: "Bristol Hot Well (crossed out) | Boar House Matlock"; in graphite lower right: "IR 337/2"
Medium: Pen and black ink on thin, smooth, cream laid paper, mounted on medium, rough, beige wove paper

Credit: Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Location

Hotwells, Bristol, England

Country

Continent

Location Accuracy

Pinpoint

Credits

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