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John Sell Cotman (1782 - 1842)

Lot 124: JOHN SELL COTMAN 1782-1842

Sotheby's

November 25, 2004
London, United Kingdom

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Description

Signed with monogram verso: JSC and inscribed: A Cottage in Dolgelly / N Wales

Grey wash over pencil

Dimensions

19.5 by 13.5 cm., 7 3/4 by 5 1/4 in.

Provenance

VARIOUS PROPERTIES

Hugh Walpole

Notes

This early drawing dates from 1802. A View of Dolgelly in the collection of the Cecil Higgins Art Gallery, Bedford, also in pencil and grey wash is inscribed on the back Dolgelly Cotman 1802. It is likely that the mountainous background represents part of Cader Idris

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