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Cox paper


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A type of roughened paper named after the English landscape painter David Cox (1783–1859) who discovered it. It was based on a Scottish wrapping paper, which Cox came across by chance, and was hard and firm. Being relatively non-absorbent it facilitated the painting of richly coloured watercolours, the colours drying in the paper surface rather than sinking into the paper.

Subjects: Art.


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