Formerly attributed to- Alexander Cozens (1717-1786)
Credit: Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Inscribed in pen and brown ink upper right: "Lake Morat from Avenche[...]"; inscribed on mount in pen and brown ink upper right: "Lake Morat - "; in graphite lower right: "Lac Morat"; inscribed on back on mount in graphite center: "<G. W. Girtin> | Royal | 17"; in graphite lower left: "T. Girtin coll.4 | (T670/3/27/65) | (pm 5770)"; in graphite lower right: "Cozens, Alexander | Lake Morat from | Avranches"
Brushed brown ink, brown wash, graphite and brown ground on thin, slightly textured, cream laid paper, mounted on medum, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Public Domain, Yale Center for British Art
image credit Yale Center for British Art
Lake Morat, Switzerland
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