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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:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case TB, shelf 3, box H

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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

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.

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

Lucie Goujard, Annette Haudiquet, Caroline Joubert and Diederik Bakhuys, Voyages Pittoresques Normandie 1820 -2009 Milan: Silvana Editoriale, 2009.
Exhibition catalogue
pg. 129
Timothy Wilcox, Cotman in Normandy, London: Dulwich Picture Gallery, 2012. ISBN: 978-1-898519-30-0

Exhibition History

Cotman in Normandy (Dulwich Picture Gallery 10/10/2012-13/01/2013)
Voyages Pittoresques 1820 -2009. La Normandie Romantique (Musée des Beaux Arts Calais 24/03/2012-01/07/2012)
Voyages Pittoresques 1820 -2009. La Normandie Romantique (Musée des Beaux Arts Cherbourg 20/11/2011-28/02/2012)
Visions romantiques des côtes de la Manche, du Mont Saint-Michel au Pas-de-Calais (Le Chateau Musee de Dieppe 02/07/2011-06/11/2011)
Voyages Pittoresques 1820 -2009. La Normandie Romantique (Musée des Beaux-Arts, Rouen 16/05/2009-16/08/2009)

Materials

Watercolour

Techniques

Watercolour drawing

Subjects depicted

Views; Harbour; Dieppe

Categories

Paintings

Collection code

PDP

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