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Cox: A Welsh Funeral, Betwys-y-Coed (custom print)
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          A Welsh Funeral, Betwys-y-Coed, c.1847-50
          David Cox
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          Original: Oil on paper, 54 x 74.9 cm Tate, London

          This landscape painting illustrates figures in mourning at a funeral at the bottom of a hill near Betws-y-Coed, in the mountains of Caernarvonshire, North Wales.

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          David Cox was born near Birmingham, the son of blacksmith. Aged fifteen, he was apprenticed to a miniature painter then became a scene-painter but later abandoned scene-painting, taking water-colour lessons.. Throughout his lifetime he made numerous sketching tours to the home counties, North Wales, Yorkshire, Derbyshire and Devon. His pictures never sold for high prices, and his earned his living chiefly as a drawing-master.

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