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Creator:
Mary Harcourt, 1750–1833, British
formerly attributed to Alexander Cozens, 1717–1786, British
Title:

Lake Morat from Avenches

Date:
ca. 1780
Medium:
Brushed brown ink, brown wash, graphite and brown ground on thin, slightly textured, cream laid paper, mounted on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 1/2 x 10 7/8 inches (21.6 x 27.6 cm) and Mount: 11 3/4 x 13 5/8 inches (29.8 x 34.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

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"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.3.814
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
lake | landscape | mountains | trees | valley (landform)
Associated Places:
Avenches | Europe | Fribourg | Morat, Lac de | Switzerland
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:10196
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