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Creator:
Print made by John Sell Cotman, 1782–1842, British
Title:

Castle Above a Waterfall

Additional Title(s):

Two Men at Base of Waterfall

Date:
ca. 1830
Medium:
Soft-ground etching on medium, moderately textured, dark blue wove paper, laid in mount
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 x 5 3/16 inches (17.8 x 13.2 cm), Plate: 6 3/4 x 5 1/16 inches (17.2 x 12.8 cm), and Image (no border): 6 5/16 x 4 3/4 inches (16.1 x 12.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower right to upper right, written vertically from top to bottom: "[...]y Monsh[...] (?)"; on mount, lower left: "Cotman, J. S."; on mount, lower center: "Two men at base of waterfall"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.11303
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
castle | cliffs | genre subject | geology | hills | landscape | men | mountains | river | staff (walking stick) | stream | trees | waterfall
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:30845
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