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

Crypt of Saint Gervaise, Rouen, Normandy

Date:
ca. 1817
Medium:
Graphite and brown wash on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 7/8 x 10 3/4 inches (20 x 27.3 cm) and Contemporary drawn border: 9 5/8 x 12 1/2 inches (24.4 x 31.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, upper left: "55"; in graphite, lower left: "Eglise de St. Gervaise a Rouen--Crypt"; in graphite, lower right: "Drawn July 18th[...]"

Collector's mark: RIBA blind embossed stamp

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.2.545
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
arches | church | crypt
Associated Places:
Church of St. Gervais | France | Normandy | Rouen
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:8546
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Timothy Wilcox, Cotman in Normandy, Dulwich Picture Gallery, London, 2012, pp.42-43, no. 9, NJ18.C81 W55 2012 + OVERSIZE (YCBA)


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