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

South-East View of the Church of Lery, near Pont-de-l'Arche, Normandy

Date:
1817
Medium:
Graphite and brown wash on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 3/4 x 10 1/2 inches (19.7 x 26.7 cm) and Contemporary drawn border: 10 3/8 x 13 1/4 inches (26.4 x 33.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "J S. Cotman July 6th 1817"; in graphite, lower left: "South East view of the Church of Lery near Pont de l'Arch"; in pen and brown ink, upper left: "51."

Collector's mark: RIBA blind embossed stamp

Signed and dated in graphite, lower right: "J S. Cotman July 6th 1817"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.2.553
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | church
Associated Places:
Church of Lery | France | Normandy | Pont-de-l'Arche
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:8559
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