A Twopeny Portfolio: #1 Cotman, King’s Lynn

This article describes the first work of twenty-five bought in a lot of Sundry Drawings and Watercolours, offered at Anderson & Garland Ltd, Newcastle upon Tyne, 21 March 2-17, lot 46 as Various Artists (British 19th Century) Sundry drawings and watercolours, mainly topographical and floral studies, including a grisaille "South Gate Lynn, Norfolk", bearing the … Continue reading A Twopeny Portfolio: #1 Cotman, King’s Lynn

Beeston Priory, Norfolk

Beeston Priory, Norfolk, 1810 Line etching, image size 190 x 139 [irregular] mm on plate 216 x 145 mm, printed in black ink on [DH impression in Murphy volume, see below] heavyweight, soft, wove paper, watermarked '1810', 475 x 340 mm Inscribed in image bottom left of subject 'Published Novr 24th 1810'; on plate bottom … Continue reading Beeston Priory, Norfolk

The Manor House, York

The Manor House, York, 1810 Line etching, image size [irregular] 210 x 137 mm on plate 217 x 145 mm, printed in black ink on [DH impression in Murphy volume, see below] heavyweight, soft, wove paper, 475 x 340 mm Inscribed on the plate lower left (partly obscured by being etched over) ; 'Norwich Etched … Continue reading The Manor House, York

Duncombe Park, Yorkshire

Duncombe Park, Yorkshire 1810 Line etching, image size [irregular] 210 x 137 mm on plate 217 x 145 mm, printed [1811 edition] in black ink on heavyweight, soft, wove paper, 475 x 340 mm Inscribed lower right, on plate "J S Cotman Del et Sc/ Novr 19th 1810' (partly obscured by overworking in all but … Continue reading Duncombe Park, Yorkshire

Valle Crucis Abbey, North Wales

John Sell Cotman, Valle Crucis Abbey, North Wales, 1810. Private collection. Photograph: Professor David Hill Valle Crucis Abbey, North Wales, 1810 Line etching, image size [irregular] 196 x 137 mm on plate 217 x 145 mm, printed [1811 edition] in black ink on heavyweight, handmade, soft, wove paper, 475 x 340 mm. Re-editioned by H.G.Bohn, … Continue reading Valle Crucis Abbey, North Wales