John Sell Cotman Ruins and Houses, North Wales c.1800–2

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Artwork details

Artist
John Sell Cotman 1782–1842
Title
Ruins and Houses, North Wales
Date c.1800–2
Medium Watercolour on paper
Dimensions Support: 251 x 356 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by the Art Fund (Herbert Powell Bequest) 1967
Reference
T00971
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Catalogue entry

John Sell Cotman 1782–1842

T00971 Ruins and Houses, North Wales c.1800–2

Not inscribed.
Watercolour, 9¿ x 14 (25.2 x 35.5).
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.

Probably painted after one of Cotman’s Welsh tours of 1800 and 1802.

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

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