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Title:

Landscape with cattle by a pool (1850)

Maker:

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

Category:

painting

Name:

painting

Date:

1850

School/Style:

British

Technique:

painting (image-making)

Material(s):

oil paint; material
panel (wood); support

Technique
Description:

oil on panel

Dimension(s):

height, 22.2, cm
width, 26.7, cm

Acquisition:

bequeathed; 1950; Riches, Thomas Henry

Provenance:

Edwin Bullock, sold Christie's, 8 May 1887 (35), bt. Agnew; James Orrock, by 1890

Acquisition Credit:

Thomas Henry Riches, 1935, with a life-interest to his widow, who died 1950

Inscription(s):

signature; lower left; David Cox
date; lower left; 1850
label; verso; printed; B.A.M. David Cox Exhibition (rest of label destroyed, part of 'Orrock')
label; verso; printed; David Cox Exhibition, Birmingham, 1890
label; verso; printed; Messrs. Agnew
label; verso; printed; (older than all the above, which partly cover it, but quite illegible)
label; verso; MS; ex Orrock collection
stencil; verso; (obscured by labels)

Exhibition(s):

David Cox Exhibition. 1890
Venue: Birmingham City Museum & Art Gallery, Birmingham
Notes: lent by James Orrock
Catalogue number: 159

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: 30

Documentation:

Goodison, J.W.. 1977. Catalogue of Paintings in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, Vol. III, British School.Cambridge (Cambs.): Cambridge University Pressp. 58-59
pl. 35

1992. British Landscape Paintings from the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.Tokyo: p. 80-81
cat. no. 30, reproduced (colour)

Accession:

Object Number: PD.10-1950
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 842; input: 1999-12-23; modified: 2011-03-09)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/842





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