Alexander CozensPlate 10 c.1785

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MediumAquatint on paper
Dimensionsimage: 240 x 312 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Purchased 1980
Reference
T03178
Not on display

Catalogue entry

T03178 [from] PLATES 1–16 FOR 'A NEW METHOD OF ASSISTING THE INVENTION IN DRAWING ORIGINAL COMPOSITIONS OF LANDSCAPE’ c.1785. [T03169T03184]

Purchased from Christopher Mendez (Grant-in-Aid) 1980
Aquatints, average size (i) of plates, 9 7/16 × 12 1/8 (24 × 31.8), (ii) of paper, 10 1/2 × 14 1/2 (26.6 × 36.2); individual sizes given below. The plates are numbered (1–16) in the top left or right corner, but not lettered. The sixteen plates correspond to Cozens's ‘Descriptions of the various kinds of composition of Landscape’ in A New Method of Assisting the Invention of Drawing Original Compositions of Landscape, pp.31–3

T03178
Plate 10 '10. A track, proceeding forward from the eye, bounded by groups of objects… (read more)

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