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Creator:
John Sell Cotman, 1782–1842, British
Title:

A Font in Walsoken Church, Norfolk

Date:
ca. 1811
Medium:
Graphite and gray wash on medium, slightly textured, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 x 5 1/4 inches (17.8 x 13.3 cm) and Contemporary drawn border: 7 3/8 x 5 3/4 inches (18.7 x 14.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "Font in Walsoken Ch. Norfolk J.S. Cotman 42"; in graphite, lower right: "which I [?saw] at [...]"; upper left: "[...]"; in graphite, upper right: "[...]acren[...] | [?N E.]"

Collector's mark: RIBA blind stamp

Signed in graphite, lower right: "J. S Cotman"; not dated

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.2.515
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | church | font (religious building fixture)
Associated Places:
England | Norfolk | United Kingdom
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:8420
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