A Blot

(Oval landscape with Lake and Distant Mountain)

1737–15
Alexander Cozens (English (born in Russia), 1717–1786), Possibly by Lady Elizabeth Lee


Dimensions

47.6 x 38.1cm (18 3/4 x 15in.)

Accession Number

63.1528

Medium or Technique

Brush and gray wash on buff paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Inscription

Inscribed on mount in pen: "A drawing found at Hartwell in 1831, among some papers of the Lady Elizbeth Lee; there are several similar at Hartwell framed."

Provenance

Antony Lee (Lugt 2448a, d. 1815); John Lee of Hartwell House (Lugt 2448a, d. 1857); Thomas Agnew & Sons, London; purchased by MFA, October 1963.

Credit Line

Charles Hitchcock Tyler Residuary Fund