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Creator:
John Sell Cotman, 1782–1842, British
Title:
Bridge in a Continental Town
Date:
ca. 1830
Medium:
Watercolor and gouache over graphite on medium, smooth, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 5/8 x 20 1/2 inches (34.6 x 52.1 cm) and Contemporary drawn border: 15 3/8 x 22 1/4 inches (39.1 x 56.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Signed in watercolor, lower left: "J S Cotman"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.1901
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | bridges (built works) | costume | landscape | men | mountains | sky | town | women
Access:
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Exhibition History:
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Oil on Water - Oil Sketches by British Watercolorists (Yale Center for British Art, 1986-08-26 - 1986-11-09)

Publications:
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Malcolm Cormack, Oil on water, oil sketches by British watercolorists , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1986, p. 21, fig. 10, ND467 C67 (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:8689
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