John Sell Cotman

Rievaulx Abbey

1803

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Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 371 x 270 mm
frame (mount): 598 x 447 x 25 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Presented by the Art Fund (Herbert Powell Bequest) 1967
Reference
T00973

Catalogue entry

John Sell Cotman 1782–1842

T00973 Rievaulx Abbey 1803

Inscribed ‘JS Cotman’ b.r.
Pencil, 14¿ x 10¿ (37 x 27).
Presented by the National Art-Collections Fund from the Herbert Powell Bequest 1967.
Coll: Herbert Powell, entrusted to the N.A.-C.F. 1929.
Exh: see Atkins T00964.

Cotman’s only visit to Rievaulx appears to have been on his first tour of Yorkshire in the summer of 1803.

Published in The Tate Gallery Report 1967–1968, London 1968.

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