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Provenance

Dr. Thomas Calvert Girtin, Great Britain; George W. Girtin, Great Britain; Thomas Girtin, Great Britain; Tom Girtin, Great Britain, 1991; (Leger Galleries Ltd., London, 1992); purchase 1992 by NGA.

Exhibition History

1906
London, Whitechapel Art Gallery, 1906, no. 70.
1922
Drawings by John Robert Cozens, Burlington Fine Arts Club, London, 1922-1923, no. 42, repro. pl. XXIII.
1934
Exhibtiion of British Art, Royal Academy, London, 1934.
1953
Early Watercolours from the Collection of Thomas Girtin, Graves Art Gallery, Sheffield, 1953, no. 20.
1954
The Eighteenth Century. Winter Exhibition, Royal Academy, London, 1954-1955, no. 633.
1958
Exhibition of Early English Watercolours, City Art Gallery, Leeds, 1958, no. 24.
1962
The Girtin Collection, Royal Academy, London, 1962, no. 18.
1971
Watercolours by John Robert Cozens, Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester, and Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 1971, no. 62, reprod.
1992
British Landscape Painting, Leger Galleries, London, 1992, no. 32.
1992
Dürer to Diebenkorn: Recent Acquisitions of Art on Paper, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1992, no. 43.
1993
The Great Age of British Watercolors 1750-1880, Royal Academy of Arts, London; National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1993, no. 94.
2000
Art for the Nation: Collecting for a New Century, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 2000-2001, 198-199.
2001
Paysages d'Italie: Les peintres du plein air (1780-1830), Galeries nationales du Grand Palais, Paris; Centro Internazionale d'Arte e di Cultura di Palazzo Te, Mantua, 2001, no. 27, repro. (shown only in Paris).
2006
The Artist's Vision: Romantic Traditions in Great Britain, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 2006 - 2007

Bibliography

1933
Binyon, Lawrence. English Watercolours. London, 1933, 54, reprod. facing p. 44.
1935
Bell, C.F., and T. Girtin. "The Drawings and Sketches of John Robert Cozens," Walpole Society 23, 1935, no. 276 iii, repro. pl. XXXIIIa.
1952
Oppé, A.P. Alexander & John Robert Cozens. 1952, 152.
1996
Klonk, Charlotte. Science and the Perception of Nature: British Landscape Art in the Late Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Centuries. New Haven and London, 1996: 31, fig. 7.
2004
Christie's, London. "British Art on Paper," sale catalogue, 18 November 2004, 47, under no. 57.

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