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

Perspective Elevation of Part of the Abbey Church of Saint Stephen at Caen, Normandy

Date:
1818
Medium:
Graphite and gray wash on medium, smooth, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 x 9 7/8 inches (38.1 x 25.1 cm), Mount: 16 1/2 × 10 1/2 inches (41.9 × 26.7 cm), and Mount: 21 5/8 × 15 3/8 inches (54.9 × 39.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower center: "perspective elevation of base of the Nave of"; in graphite, lower right: "11"; inscribed on mount, lower center: "Perspective elevation of part of the Abbey Church of St. Stephen at Caen."; in graphite, lower right: "AD 531"

Collector's mark: RIBA blind embossed stamp

Signed and dated in graphite, lower right: "J.S. Cotman Aug 19.18"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.2.560
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject
Associated Places:
Caen | France | Normandy
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:8567
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