'Blot' drawing

'Blot' drawing

'Blot' drawing
Alexander Cozens (1717-1786)
Britain
About 1788
Ink on laid paper
Size of sheet width 23.6 cm x height 18 cm
Museum no. E.4276-1920

'Blotting' was a technique of image making developed by Cozens and published under the title of 'A New Method of Assisting the Invention in Drawing Original Compositions of Landscape' in 1788. Does the fact that the ink was applied with a brush impact on the work’s classification as a drawing?