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Cosway, Richard, 1740-1821



Richard Cosway (1740-1821), British painter

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Album of watercolors and drawings.

Call Number: GEN MSS 831
Abstract: The collection primarily consists of an album filled with drawings, prints, ephemera, and manuscript poems, letters, dedicatory inscriptions, and notes collected or created by John Charles Denham. The album contains 107 small drawings and sketches in graphite, ink, and watercolor by prominent British artists from the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries such as Richard Parkes Bonington, John Flaxman, Sir Thomas Lawrence, Paul Sandby, J. M. W. Turner, and Benjamin West, as well as...
Dates: 1777-1935 1790-1835, bulk 1790-1835

Letter to John Thomas Smith., 1820 February 20

 Item — 2-16
Call Number: MSS 10
Scope and Contents:

Mentioning Francis Douce and also the print collection of Martin van Heemskerck, at one time numbering 40,000 but now "dwindled to little more than 100", in the possession of Richard Cosway.

Dates: 1820 February 20