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Watercolour - Study of sea and gulls
  • Study of sea and gulls
    Cotman, John Sell, born 1782 - died 1842
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Study of sea and gulls

  • Object:

    Watercolour

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1832 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Cotman, John Sell, born 1782 - died 1842 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolour

  • Museum number:

    P.17-1973

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case WD, shelf 62, box C

Physical description

Watercolour with some quill pen and scraping out, depicting a view out to sea with a wooden structure surrounded by seabirds and a deep blue sky with blue water. Signed and dated by the artist.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)

Date

1832 (made)

Artist/maker

Cotman, John Sell, born 1782 - died 1842 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Watercolour

Marks and inscriptions

J S Cotman - 1832
Signed lower left

Dimensions

Height: 23.3 cm, Width: 29.8 cm

Descriptive line

Watercolour study of sea and gulls by John Sell Cotman (1782-1842). Great Britain, 1832.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

p.16, pl.4
British watercolours : 1750-1950 / Katherine Coombs. London: V&A Publications, 2012

Materials

Watercolour

Techniques

Painting

Subjects depicted

Sea; Ocean; Seagulls

Categories

Paintings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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