John Robert Cozens
The eight hundred year old Cypress in the Garden of the Franciscan Monastery at Salerno
Date: ca. 1783
Medium: Watercolor over traces of pencil
Dimensions: 455 x 305 mm. 17 7/8 x 12 in.
Inscription: “Cypress in the Garden of the Franciscans near eight hundred years old/at Salerno -/Septr. 22”.
Provenance: J. Palser & Sons, London; Christie’s London (17 November 2005, lot 45); to Andrew Wyld, London; 2008 to David Tunick, Inc., New York; 2009 to Private collection, U.S.A.
Exhibitions: British Works on Paper, Andrew Wyld, London, Summer 2008, no. 6; Romantic Nature: British and French Landscapes, The Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, 30 June 2011 – 1 November 2011