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TitleResearch correspondence, C-M
DescriptionIncludes:

-letter from H.M. Calmann, dated 30 Sep 1946, concerning the sale of a work by Cozens to Charles W. Traylen
-letter from Kenneth Clark, dated 11 Dec 1952, concerning his positive reception of Oppé's publication on Alexander & John Robert Cozens
-letter from James Alexander Crabtree, dated [c 1955], concerning a work depicting the lake at Nemi by John Robert Cozens, given a date of 1777, and a mezzotint by William Pether (1738-1821) thought to be after Alexander Cozens. Includes reply from Oppé, dated 11 Jul 1955
-postcard from Otto Demus, dated 14 Feb 1947, thanking Oppé for sending a copy of the exhibition catalogue for the 1946 Cozens exhibition
-letter from Campbell Dodgson, keeper of prints and drawings at the British Museum, dated 21 Nov 1927, concerning several works by Alexander and John Robert Cozens (some titles given) held at the British Museum
-two letters from G.L. Elbrow, dated 3 & 17 Dec 1950, concerning descriptions of the illustrations from his copy of the Alexander Cozens publication, 'The principles of beauty relative to the human head' (1778) as well as discussion of the attribution of drawings thought to be by him. Also includes a photograph of Alexander Cozens signature
-letter from Leslie Fletcher, dated 16 Dec 1952, concerning his receipt of a copy of Oppé's publication on Alexander & John Robert Cozens
-six letters from Thomas Girtin, dated between 6 Dec 1928-9 Dec 1952, concerning discussion of the works of John Robert Cozens in regard to the influence they were thought to have had on J.M.W. Turner and Thomas Girtin. There is also reference made to a set of tracings made by John Robert Cozens from 'the Beaumont book'. Also includes a letter from Edward Marsh to Girtin, dated 16 May 1949, concerning the sale of works by John Robert Cozens in his collection, kept with a set of research notes by Girtin on the provenance of works by John Robert Cozens
-letter from Ludwig Goldsheider, dated 5 Dec 1952, concerning receipt of a copy of Oppé's publication on Alexander & John Robert Cozens
-two letters from Jack W. Goodison, secretary of the Walpole Society, dated between 10-13 Jan 1935, concerning proofs of a biographical essay on John Robert Cozens by Charles F. Bell
-letter from Martin Hardie, V&A, dated 20 Nov 1935, concerning works by Alexander Cozens, including an unnamed work (1752), 'View in the Tirol done from nature' (1764) and two 'blot' paintings (estimated 1870 & 1875)
-two letters from A.M. Hind, British Museum, dated 9 Aug 1923 & 19 Mar 1924, concerning the sale of a work by Alexander Cozens (dated 1743)
-two letters from Juliet Anna Howard, descendent of the Cozens Family, dated 24 & 31 Mar 1953, concerning Oppé's publication on Alexander & John Robert Cozens and the provenance of works by them
-letter from Cecil E. Hughes, dated 8 Nov 1922, concerning the provenance of the 'Bath etchings' by John Robert Cozens (dated 1773). Also included are further research notes (1p) on this matter, kept with the letter by Oppé
-three letters from Lucille Iremonger, dated between 14 Jun 1955-21 Sep 1955, concerning an article she had written about Miss Annie Moberly whom she asserted was related to the Cozens Family and that they were all descendants of Peter the Great. Oppé had disproved this in his research and publications on Alexander and John Robert Cozens, and so she wished to interview him. Also included is a letter from Oppé, undated, in response to the original article, and newspaper cuttings of the article by Iremonger, published in The Listener, 20 May 1954, and an undated page of reader's letters from a subsequent issue of the same newspaper
-two letters from Olga Jubb to Ayuda Scott-Elliot, both undated, concerning the parentage of Alexander Cozens in relation to Peter the Great, claiming to be a descendant of the Cozens family. Also included is a newspaper cutting of a letter from Olga Jubb on this subject, undated, from the Sunday Times
-two letters from Albert [Lapier], House of Lords Library, dated 28 May & 8 Jun 1951, concerning a query about Alexander Cozens' appointment as Rouge Croix Pursuivant in 1752
-letter from David Loshak, dated 8 Jul 1953, congratulating Oppé on his publication on Alexander & John Robert Cozens. Also includes a cutting of a letter from Loshak, taken from the College Art Journal, Spring 1953, concerning a defence of Alexander Cozens in response to a mediocre review
-four letters from Norman Lupton, dated between 6 Jul 1933--8 Oct 1951, concerning the sale of a work entitled, 'Sea', by C.J. Joy along with several named works by John Varley (1778-1842). There is also discussion about the attribution of a work entitled, 'Mill in Devonshire', thought by Lupton to be by Girtin, some discussion of John Robert Cozens and there is a passing mention of matter of the parentage of Alexander Cozens
-letter from Jonathan [Maguire], V&A, dated 1 Jan 1953, concerning the attribution of a watercolour in their collection depicting a view of Ponte Rotto
-letter from A. Hyatt Mayor, undated, concerning Oppé's publication on Alexander & John Robert Cozens
-letter from Herbert E. Moberly, descendant of the Cozens Family, dated 8 Jan 1927, concerning the parentage of Alexander Cozens
-letter from Agnes Morgan, Fogg Art Museum at Harvard University, dated 23 Nov 1938, concerning a watercolour in their collection of the Lac de Joux by John Robert Cozens and several works by John Sell Cotman
Date8 Nov 1922-21 Sep 1955
LevelFile
Extent1 file
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