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

Sculpture upon a House on the North Side of the Cathedral at Bayeux

Date:
1819
Medium:
Graphite and brown wash on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 7/8 x 8 1/4 inches (30.2 x 21 cm), Image: 8 1/8 x 5 1/2 inches (20.6 x 14 cm), and Mount: 14 1/4 × 10 inches (36.2 × 25.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "Sculpture upon a House on the North side of the Cathedral at Bayeux"; in graphite, lower left: "Bayeux Aug.st 11th 1818"

Collector's mark: W. Bates (Lugt 2604A), RIBA blind embossed stamp

Signed and dated in graphite, lower right: "J. S. Cotman 1819"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.2.565
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | cathedral | house | sculpture
Associated Places:
Bayeux | France
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:8611
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