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Creator:
John Sell Cotman, 1782–1842, British
Title:
West Front of the Church of Oyestraham [Ouistreham], near Caen, Normandy
Date:
1820
Medium:
Graphite and brown wash on medium, smooth, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 1/8 x 10 3/8 inches (33.3 x 26.4 cm) and Contemporary drawn border: 16 3/8 x 12 5/8 inches (41.6 x 32.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "[Oyestraham] | West front of the Church of Oyestraham. near Caen"; in graphite, lower right: "J.S. Cotman. 1820 [...]; in pen and brown ink, upper left: "30."

Collector's mark: RIBA blind embossed stamp

Signed and dated in graphite, lower right: "J.S. Cotman. 1820 [...]"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.2.562
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | church | front
Associated Places:
Caen | Church of Oyestraham | France | Normandy
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Exhibition History:
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Cotman in Normandy (Dulwich Picture Gallery, 2012-10-10 - 2013-01-13)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:8608
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