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Print made by John Sell Cotman, 1782–1842
Cader Idris
Additional Title(s):

Cader Idris, North Wales

Cadair Idris
Part Of:

Collective Title: Liber Studiorum, 1838

between 1824 and 1830
Materials & Techniques:
Soft-ground etching on moderately thick, slightly textured, brown wove paper
Sheet: 5 1/2 x 7 7/16 inches (13.9 x 18.9 cm), Plate: 4 7/8 x 6 15/16 inches (12.4 x 17.6 cm), Image: 4 1/8 x 6 11/16 inches (10.4 x 17 cm)

Inscribed in graphite, on mount, lower left: "J. S. Cotman"; on mount, lower center: "Cader Idris"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
animals | cattle | cows | hills | landscape | mountains | trees | Welsh
Associated Places:
Cader Idris | Caernarfonshire and Merionethshire | Cymru | Europe | United Kingdom | Wales
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IIIF Manifest:

The Romantic Landscape Prints - The Chiaroscuro of Nature (Yale Center for British Art, 2002-09-25 - 2002-12-29) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition] [Exhibition Description]

Fairest Isle - The Appreciation of British Scenery 1750-1850 (Yale Center for British Art, 1989-04-12 - 1989-06-25) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Circa 1800 - The Beginnings of Modern Printmaking (The Baltimore Museum of Art, 1981-05-12 - 1981-06-28) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Circa 1800 - The Beginnings of Modern Printmaking (Rutgers University Art Gallery, 1981-03-08 - 1981-04-19) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

English Landscape (Paul Mellon Collection) 1630-1850 (Yale Center for British Art, 1977-04-19 - 1977-07-17) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Duncan Robinson, Fairest isle : the appreciation of British scenery, 1750-1850, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1989, p. 9, no. 61, ND1354.4 F35 (YCBA) [YCBA]

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