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John Sell Cotman, 1782–1842, British

Domfront, Looking to the South East

Graphite and brown wash on medium, smooth, cream wove paper
Sheet: 11 1/8 x 16 1/2 inches (28.3 x 41.9 cm)

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "Domfront. looking south east"; in graphite, lower right: "J. S. Cotman"

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

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Drawings & Watercolors
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
dogs (animals) | landscape | man | rocks (landforms)
Associated Places:
Domfront | United Kingdom
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A loan exhibition of English drawings and watercolours from the collection of Mr and Mrs Paul Mellon of Upperville, Virginia, P. & D. Colnaghi & Co., London, 1964, cat. no. 45, Pl. X, N5247.M385 L62 (YCBA)

An exhibition of English drawings and water colors from the collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, February 18-April 1, 1962, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1962, P. 8, cat. no. 17a, NC228 U6 (YCBA) Copy 2 is on Mellon Shelf

Jean-Philippe Cormier, J.S. Cotman, peintre de Domfront, nouvelles oeuvres "domfrontaises", nouvelles versions , Conferences d'Histoire Locale du Lycee de Domfront, 2012-2013, p. 27, 35, V 2134:2 (YCBA)

Painting in England 1700-1850, collection of Mr. & Mrs. Paul Mellon. , Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA, 1963, v. 1: intro. p. 8, p. 103, no. 174, ND466 V57 v.1-2 (YCBA)

Yale University Art Gallery, English drawings and watercolors, from the collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, April 15 - June 20, 1965 , New Haven, 1965, cat. no. 45, Pl. X, NC228 Y34 (YCBA)

Mahonri Sharp Young, The Mellon Drawings at the Morgan, Apollo, vo. 95, no. 122, April, 1972, p. 334, fig. 10, N1 A54 + (YCBA) Another copy available in Vertical File - V 2330

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