Cozens, Alexander (1717 - 1786)
Composition; Land and Sea. Pen, ink and monochrome wash. c.1760. Provenance: Andrew Wyld, c.1983; Nigel Jaques. 3.75"x6" inches. Framed: 10.75"x13.75" inches.

It is likely that this drawing was worked up from one of Cozens' blots, his famous method for freely inventing imaginary landscape compositions. Similar drawings, along with their corresponding blots can be found in the British Museum. See BM951,0714.69 and BM951,0714.71.

This work appears in the Exhibition: BRITISH WORKS ON PAPER 2024