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Creator John Sell Cotman, 1782–1842, British
Title Aberystwyth Castle
Date 1796 to 1806
Medium Watercolor on Medium, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions Sheet: 11 1/4 x 19 1/2 inches (28.6 x 49.5 cm) Contemporary drawn border: 12 1/8 x 20 1/2 inches (30.8 x 52.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/
Marks/
Lettering
Inscribed on verso in graphite: "Aberystwyth Castle", Signed in brown ink, lower right: "J. S. Cotman"; not dated
Credit Line Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Accession Number B1986.29.566
Collection Prints and Drawings
Link to This Record http://collections.britishart.yale.edu/vufind/Record/1667223
Subject Terms castle | landscape | men | sea
Place Represented Aberystwyth | United Kingdom
Publications

Louis Hawes, Presences of nature, British landscape, 1780-1830, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1982, pp. 43, 152-53, no. III.22, pl. 32, ND1354.4 H38 (YCBA)


Louis Hawes, Constable's Hadleigh Castle and British Romantic Ruin Painting, Art Bulletin, v. 65., no. 3, September, 1983, pp. 462-63, N11 C4 + (YCBA) , Also Available online via JSTOR

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