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A View on the Coast of Sussex

Artist:
Thomas Rowlandson (British, London 1757–1827 London)
Publisher:
Thomas Cornell (London)
Date:
October 1, 1785
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 3/16 x 14 5/16 in. (25.8 x 36.4 cm) Plate: 9 13/16 x 13 13/16 in. (25 x 35.1 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1956
Accession Number:
56.567.33
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in plate: "A VIEW on the COAST of SUSSEX. / Pub-d 1st Oct-r 1785 by T. Cornell Brunton St."; within image right: "T. Rowlandson 1784"
Vendor: J. B. (Jsrael Ber) Neumann (American, born Austria, 1887–1961 Rye, New York)
Possibly Grego I.221 (1787); or II.391 (1787)
Joseph Grego Rowlandson the Caricaturist: A selection from his works, with anecdotal desciptions.... 2 vols., London, 1880, Possibly vol. I, p. 221 (A sea-coast scene. Cottages by the sea: a storm coming on", 1787); or vol. II, p. 391 (A coast scene. Rising Gale, 1787).



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