Lake Morat from Avenches

Mary Harcourtca. 1780

Yale Center for British Art

Yale Center for British Art


  • Title: Lake Morat from Avenches
  • Date Created: ca. 1780
  • Location: Not on View, Not on View, Not on View
  • Subject: lake, mountains, trees, landscape
  • Place Part Of: Not on View
  • Physical Dimensions: w34.6 x h29.8 cm
  • Inscription: Signed and Dated: not signed
  • Inscription: 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"
  • Artist: Mary Harcourt
  • Type: landscape
  • Rights: Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
  • External Link: http://collections.britishart.yale.edu/vufind/Record/1665195
  • Medium: Brushed brown ink, brown wash, graphite and brown ground on thin, slightly textured, cream laid paper, mounted on medum, slightly textured, cream laid paper


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