On the Aar between Unterseen and Lake of Brienz

Creation date
gray ink wash over pencil on white paper
Mark Descriptions
inscribed in pencil, verso, U.R.: 63 | inscribed in pencil, verso, L.L.: Lake of Thun Near Unterseen
9-1/2 x 14-7/8 in. (sheet) 16 x 20 in. (framed)
Credit line
Gift in memory of Dr. and Mrs. Hugo O. Pantzer
Accession number
Not Currently On View

For three winters, Turner and his friend Thomas Girtin were employed to make copies of the drawings of John Robert Cozens, which were in keeping with Dr. Thomas Monro.

Copying Cozens gave the two artists invaluable lessons in the rendering of the sublime scenery of Switzerland and Italy that they had yet to visit.

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