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Study of sea and gulls

Watercolour
1832 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

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.


object details
Category
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Watercolour
Brief Description
Watercolour study of sea and gulls by John Sell Cotman (1782-1842). Great Britain, 1832.
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.
Dimensions
  • Height: 23.3cm
  • Width: 29.8cm
Marks and Inscriptions
J S Cotman - 1832 (Signed lower left)
Subjects depicted
Bibliographic Reference
Coombs, Katherine British watercolours : 1750-1950 . London: V&A Publications, 2012p.16, pl.4
Collection
Accession Number
P.17-1973

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record createdFebruary 1, 2011
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