Sublime Sites

Explorations in the footsteps of Turner, Cotman and Ruskin with Professor David Hill

Cotman, Bloomfield and The Ploughed Field

This article proposes a source for John Sell Cotman’s famous watercolour of ‘The Ploughed Field’ at Leeds City Art Gallery. In the online catalogue of the Cotman collection at Leeds … Continue reading

November 25, 2018 · Leave a comment

John Constable, David Lucas and ‘A Summerland’: Part #5 – The subject and its development

This is the fifth in a series of articles in which I discuss a recently-discovered progress proof of the mezzotint of ‘A Summerland’ made by David Lucas for John Constable … Continue reading

November 22, 2018 · Leave a comment