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The Birmingham Horse Fair

David Cox

The Birmingham Horse Fair
3 0 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 22cm


Cox was the most famous Birmingham artist of the mid-nineteenth century, with a national reputation for his lively landscape paintings. He also painted urban architecture, in this watercolour he concentrates on the busy horse market, the buildings are hinted at in the background.

This is one of a large number of his watercolours held in the collection of Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery.

Image Details

187mm x 296mm
Watercolour & bodycolour on rough Scotch paper.
Bequeathed by John Palmer Phillips, 1909.
Accession Number

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