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A New Method of Assisting the Invention in Drawing Original Compositions of Landscape, Plates 1-8

Artist:
Alexander Cozens (British, Russia 1717–1786 London)
Printer:
J. Dixwell (London)
Published in:
London
Date:
ca. 1785
Medium:
Etching, aquatint, mezzotint
Dimensions:
Cover: 15 1/4 × 10 7/8 in. (38.7 × 27.6 cm) Interior pages: 15 in. × 10 1/8 in. (38.1 × 25.7 cm) Prints vary in size
Classifications:
Albums, Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1930
Accession Number:
30.49.1(1)
Not on view
Vendor: James Rimell & Son
A. Hyatt Mayor "A Modern Artist of the Eighteenth Century" The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin. n.s. vol. 12, no. 4, December 1953, pp. 102-104, ill.

Jean-Claude Lebensztejn L´art de la tache. Paris, 1990, p. 444.



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