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

Part of the Old Fortifications at Saint Lo, Normandy

Date:
1817
Medium:
Graphite and brown wash on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 1/8 x 8 5/8 inches (30.8 x 21.9 cm) and Mount: 14 1/4 × 9 7/8 inches (36.2 × 25.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "J. S. Cotman July 30/17"; lower left: "Part of the old fortifications at St Lo | Normandy | J S. Cotman"; in brown ink, upper left: "12."

Collector's mark: RIBA blind embossed stamp

Signed and dated in graphite, lower right: "J. S. Cotman July 30/17"; lower left: "J S. Cotman"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.2.556
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | cliff
Associated Places:
Europe | France | Normandy | Saint-Lô
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:8562
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