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Storm Over A Lake

Anonymous, British, 18th century
Formerly attributed to John Robert Cozens (British, London 1752–1797 London)
18th century
Sheet: 13 7/8 × 18 1/8 in. (35.2 × 46 cm)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1907
Accession Number:
Not on view
Inscription: On mat: part of a letter from Paul Oppe (Dec. '53 to Hull) Saying, "I can't accept for a moment the top landscape on page 101 as his. (J. R. Cozens) A photograph of it was sent to me some time ago as of a possible Girtin - which it is not either."
Also on mat in pencil, "Not by either of the Cozens - D. Loshak / By the Rev. Swete - A.W. (Andrew Wilton)
Vendor: Shepherd Brothers (London), through Roger Eliot Fry
A. Hyatt Mayor "A Modern Artist of the Eighteenth Century" The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin. n.s. vol. 12, no. 4, December 1953, as by Alexander Cozens., p. 101, ill.

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