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

Castle at Alencon

Date:
ca. 1820
Medium:
Graphite and brown wash on medium slightly textured cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 1/2 x 13 inches (24.1 x 33 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "Castle of Alencon"; lower right: "4"

Collector's mark: RIBA blind embossed stamp

Signed and dated in graphite, lower left: "J. S. Cotman 1820"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.2.559
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | beggar | bridge (built work) | castle | moat | river
Associated Places:
Alencon | Briante | Europe | France
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:8566
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