David Cox (1783-1859)

Collecting water

David Cox

Watercolour over pencil with scratching out
18.2 x 22.8 cm.; 7 ¼ x 9 1/8 inches


Quentin and Molly Bridge until 2020

Martyn Gregory, British Watercolours & Drawings, 2020, no. 8

This charming early drawing by Cox dates to circa 1815. A woman and a child can be seen collecting water in a bucket from a stream near a wooden bridge by a cottage. The child appears to be wearing a black Welsh hat.