COTMAN John Sell (1782-1842) ‘Italian Peasant at a fountain in the Valley of Corriati’. Pencil, watercolour, four paste and gum arabic. Signed and dated, 1832. Exhibited: No.304, Society of Painters in Watercolours 1833; No.77, Norfolk and Suffolk Institution (Norwich Society) 1833; No.99, ‘John Sell Cotman’ Exhibition, Arts Council of Great Britain, 1982. Cat. lit.p.130. Prov: Sotheby’s 19.3.1981 to Stanhope Shelton. 15.75x11 inches. Framed: 24.5x19.25 inches.
COTMAN John Sell (1782-1842) A dilapidated cottage. Pencil. Circa 1815. Teaching drawing numbered ‘903’ and inscribed (possibly signed). Provenance: from an album of 32 Cotman drawings from the Collection of Charles Nicholls, exhibited by Cyril Fry in 1977. 7.75x10 inches. Framed: 15.75x17.5 inches.
COTMAN John Sell (1782-1842) 'Bamborough Castle, Northumberland'. Pencil. Signed and inscribed and with Cotman's circulation number 1859. 9.25x13.25 inches. Click here for a similar sheet at the Yale Center for British Art
COTMAN John Sell (1782-1842) A half-timbered cottage, possibly painted to or from Wales with Paul Sandby Munn in 1802. Pencil and watercolour. Inscribed, or signed, with the ink initials ‘J.S.C’ verso of the mount. Prov: Fettercairn House. Ex. Collection: Sir William Forbes, 7th Bt. of Pitsligo (1773-1828) and by descent. 5x7 inches.
COTMAN John Sell (1782-1842) ‘Hautbois Church’; possibly Little Hautbois Church before 19th century restoration. Pencil. Sold with a fragment of the original backing signed, inscribed and numbered ‘1530’ (Cotman’s loan drawing number). Exh: Fry Gallery as from the Collection of William A. C. Miller III. 8x10.25 inches.