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Creator:
John Sell Cotman, 1782–1842, British
Title:
Mortain, Normandy
Date:
undated
Medium:
Graphite and brown wash on medium, smooth, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 1/2 x 17 1/8 inches (29.2 x 43.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in graphite, upper center: "Inn. Cresswick under [ . . . ] | J. S. Cotman"; in graphite, lower left: "Cotman, John Sell | "Mortain" | 62/5/21/5 | IR38 | PM#723"; in black chalk, lower center: "[...]9"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.6127
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
building | cliff | landscape | rocks (landforms)
Associated Places:
France | Mortain | Normandy
Access:
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Painting in England 1700-1850, collection of Mr. & Mrs. Paul Mellon. , Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA, 1963, p. 103, cat. 173, ND466 V57 v.1-2 (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:8727
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