Wooded Moonlight Landscape with Pool and Figure at the Door of a Cottage

Wooded Moonlight Landscape with Pool and Figure at the Door of a Cottage

The following description of this painting appeared in 1824. 'The Cottage - Representing a most powerful effect of fire-light in the interior. The artist has given considerable interest to this subject by introducing the cottager opening the door: the contrast between the light of the cottage and that of the moon, excite the most pleasing association in the mind'.