Cotman’s Norfolk: #2 Terrington St Clement’s Church, near King’s Lynn

This is the second in my intended series of reports on sites drawn by John Sell Cotman in his native county of Norfolk. A recent mini-tour of sites around King’s Lynn allowed me to take in the ocean-liner sized church of Terrington St Clements, about five miles north of Tilney All Saints, the subject of … Continue reading Cotman’s Norfolk: #2 Terrington St Clement’s Church, near King’s Lynn

Cotman’s Norfolk: #1 Tilney All Saints, near King’s Lynn

This article focuses on the wonderful church of Tilney All Saints in the farmlands of West Norfolk about ten miles from King’s Lynn. This provided him with material for a fine early watercolour now at San Francisco Fine Art Museums, but never before (I believe) reproduced or discussed in the Cotman literature. This is the … Continue reading Cotman’s Norfolk: #1 Tilney All Saints, near King’s Lynn

John Sell Cotman: Point Lorenzo, Madeira, 1828

REVISED 12 April 2016 (DH) This is the first Sublimesites.co article to discuss John Sell Cotman. It marks the beginning of a three-year project in which I will catalogue the near-nine hundred drawings by him in the collection of Leeds City Art Gallery. The full catalogue will be published online by Leeds Museums and Art … Continue reading John Sell Cotman: Point Lorenzo, Madeira, 1828