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Creator:
John Sell Cotman, 1782–1842, British
Title:
Capitals and A & B Bas-Reliefs in the Abbey Church of Saint Georges de Bocherville, near Rouen, Normandy
Date:
1818
Medium:
Graphite and brown wash on medium, smooth, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 3/4 x 8 7/8 inches (29.8 x 22.5 cm) and Contemporary drawn border: 15 1/2 x 11 3/4 inches (39.4 x 29.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "J.S. Cotman 1817."; in graphite, lower left: "Capitals, and A & B bas-reliefs in the Abbey Church of St Georges de Bocherville"

Collector's mark: RIBA blind embossed stamp; watermark: on first mount; blind stamp: Thomas Creswick Improved DrawG. Paper Rough.

Signed and dated in graphite, lower left: "J.S. Cotman 1817."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.2.548
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
abbey | architectural subject | bas-reliefs | capitalism | capitals | church | horses (animals) | Medieval | monsters
Associated Places:
Abbey Saint-Georges de Boscherville | France | Normandy | Rouen | Saint-Martin de Boscherville
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:8551
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