DAVID COX, R.W.S. | Shipping off Greenwich, London
DAVID COX, R.W.S.
Birmingham 1783 - 1859
Shipping off Greenwich, London
Watercolour over pencil, heightened with bodycolour, stopping out and scratching out
156 by 227 mm (drawing)
362 by 420 mm (frame)
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This work is in good condition. The colours have survived well. There is a very subtle mount-line around the extreme edges of the sheet but this can only be seen in certain lights and on very close inspection. The sheet is laid down.
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With The Fine Art Society, by 1962;
acquired by the father of the present owner