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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) and 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
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1986.29.566
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
castle | landscape | men | sea
Associated Places:
Aberystwyth | United Kingdom
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Exhibition History:
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Presences of Nature - British Landscape 1780-1830 (Yale Center for British Art, 1982-10 - 1983-02)

Thomas Girtin and the Art of Watercolour (Tate Britain, 2002-07-04 - 2002-09-29)

Great British Watercolors from the Paul Mellon Collection at the Yale Center for British Art (Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, 2007-07-11 - 2007-09-30)

Great British Watercolors from the Paul Mellon Collection at the Yale Center for British Art (Yale Center for British Art, 2008-06-09 - 2008-08-17)

Great British Watercolors from the Paul Mellon Collection at the Yale Center for British Art (The State Hermitage Museum, 2007-10-23 - 2008-01-13)

Publications:
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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

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:2207
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