18 November 2004
David Cox, Sen., O.W.S. (1783-1859)
Sailing vessels preparing for sea, Dieppe, France
pencil and watercolour heightened with touches of bodycolour
8¾ x 6 in. (22.2 x 15.2 cm.)
with Spink, London.
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London, Manning Gallery, David Cox, 1976, no. 24.
The present watercolour dates from Cox's second visit to the Continent in 1832. Cox exhibited two watercolours of Dieppe harbour at the Old Watercolour Society in 1833, nos. 46 and 165.
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