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Title:

The Vale of Clwyd (1849)

Maker:

Cox, David, the elder; painter; British artist, 1783-1859

Category:

painting

Name:

painting

Date:

1849

School/Style:

British

Technique:

painting (image-making)

Material(s):

oil paint; medium
canvas; support

Technique
Description:

oil on canvas

Dimension(s):

height, canvas, 90.5, cm
width, canvas, 142.3, cm

Acquisition:

bequeathed; 1936; Young, Arthur W.

Provenance:

George Briscoe, of Wolverhampton; his sale, Christie's, 12 May 1860 (34), bt. Frederick Timmins; sold by Timmings, 1872; Mariano de Murrieta, by 1873; Messrs Murrieta sale, Christie's, 30 April 1892 (69), bt. Agnew; T.J. Barrett, R.A.; Barrett sale, Christie's, 11 May 1916 (44), bt. Robson

Inscription(s):

signature; lower left; David Cox.
date; lower left; 1849
label; verso, stretcher; MS; 'Vale of Clwyd, G. Briscoe Esq.'
label; verso, frame; printed; Messrs. Agnew, Old Bond St.
label; verso, frame; printed; Guildhall Loan Exhibition, 1897 / The Vale of Clwyd / Lent by T.J. Barratt, Bell-Moor / Upper Heath, Hampstead

Exhibition(s):

Loan Collection. 1897
Venue: Guildhall Art Gallery, London?
Notes: lent T.J. Barratt
Catalogue number: 69

Winter Exhibition (1903). 1903
Venue: Royal Academy of Arts, London
Catalogue number: 117

David Cox, 1783-1859. A Bicentenary Exhibition. 1983-07-26 - 1983-10-14
Venue: Birmingham City Museum & Art Gallery, Birmingham
Notes: p. 98
Catalogue number: 90

British Landscape Paintings from the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge. 1992-09-17 - 1992-10-20
Venue: Isetan Museum of Art, Tokyo
Notes: repr. colour
Catalogue number: 29

Documentation:

Goodison, J.W.. 1977. Catalogue of Paintings in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, Vol. III, British School.Cambridge (Cambs.): Cambridge University Pressp. 57-58
pl.35

Webber, B.. 1903. James Orrock, R.I..p. 66

1916. Barratt sale catalogue.
reproduced

1992. British Landscape Paintings from the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.Tokyo: p. 78-79
cat. no. 29, reproduced (colour)

Accession:

Object Number: 1788
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 841; input: 1999-12-23; modified: 2011-08-01)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/841





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