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

Entrance into the Cornmarket, Formerly the Chapel of St. Louis, at Bayeux

Date:
1817
Medium:
Brown ink, brown wash, and graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 1/2 x 7 1/8 inches (24.1 x 18.1 cm) and Contemporary drawn border: 14 3/4 x 11 inches (37.5 x 27.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in watercolor, lower right: "1817__ J. S Cotman"; in graphite, lower left: "La Chapelle de St Louis a Bayeus | Actuellement la porte de la Halle"; in watercolor, lower center: "Entrance into the Cornmarket, formerly | the Chapel of St Louis. __at Bayeux."

Collector's mark: RIBA blind embossed stamp

Signed and dated in watercolor, lower right: "1817__ J. S Cotman"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.2.549
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | chapel
Associated Places:
Bayeux | France
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:8553
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