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A Blot-Lake with Boat, Surrounded by Trees | Framed Print
A Blot-Lake with Boat, Surrounded by Trees | Framed Print
A Blot-Lake with Boat, Surrounded by Trees | Framed Print
A Blot-Lake with Boat, Surrounded by Trees | Framed Print
A Blot-Lake with Boat, Surrounded by Trees | Framed Print
A Blot-Lake with Boat, Surrounded by Trees | Framed Print
A Blot-Lake with Boat, Surrounded by Trees | Framed Print

A Blot-Lake with Boat, Surrounded by Trees | Framed Print

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Artist | Alexander Cozens

Artist Story | Alexander Cozens, an 18th-century British artist born in Russia in 1717, revolutionized landscape painting with his innovative "blot" technique. By using random ink blots as a foundation for landscapes, he fostered creativity and imagination. This method influenced many artists and helped transition landscape painting towards more abstract forms, leaving a lasting impact on British art.

Artwork Narrative | Alexander Cozens' "A Blot-Lake with Boat, Surrounded by Trees" exemplifies his groundbreaking "blot" technique. Created in the mid-18th century, the artwork began as random ink blots, which Cozens then developed into a serene landscape. The scene features a tranquil lake with a solitary boat, framed by lush trees. This method encouraged imagination and spontaneity, allowing natural forms to emerge from abstract beginnings. The piece showcases Cozens' innovative approach to landscape painting, blending chance with artistic skill to evoke a sense of harmony and mystery in nature.

Original Medium | Brush and Black Ink

Tones | Charcoal, Cream

Emotion | Freedom, Escape, Serenity 

Product Details | Created from high-quality wood, milled with simple clean lines and presented with a satin finish. - Simple, elegant design - Premium, fine art paper with a gently textured surface - Handmade by specialist picture framers - Delivered ready for hanging.