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Dieppe Harbour

  • Object:

    Watercolour

  • Place of origin:

    France (painted)

  • Date:

    1823 (painted)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolour

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Edith, Lady Powell

  • Museum number:

    P.26-1934

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Watercolour of Dieppe Harbour from the vantage point of the headland so the whole cresent of buildings on the harbour front are depicted. There are families and other groups of people seated in circles in the foreground and others admiring the view. Signed and dated, "J.S: Cotman 1823"

Place of Origin

France (painted)

Date

1823 (painted)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

Watercolour

Marks and inscriptions

J S Cotman / 1823

Dimensions

Height: 296 mm, Width: 542 mm, Height: 11.1875 in, Width: 21 in, Height: 28.4 cm, Width: 53.3 cm

Object history note

This wtaercolour is a replica, with only slight differences, of no. 3013-1876 in this museum.

Descriptive line

Watercolour depicting Dieppe Harbour by John Sell Cotman (1782-1842). British School, 1823.

Materials

Watercolour

Techniques

Watercolour drawing

Subjects depicted

Dieppe; Harbour; Views

Categories

Access to Images; Images Online; Paintings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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