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Title:

The New Bridge, Durham

Maker:

Cotman, John Sell; draughtsman; British artist, 1782-1842

Category:

drawing

Name:

drawing

Date:

circa 1805

School/Style:

British

Technique:

drawing

Material(s):

black chalk; medium
white chalk; medium
paper; support; grey

Technique
Description:

black and white chalk on grey paper

Dimension(s):

height, 309, mm
width, 260, mm

Acquisition:

bought; 1949; Messrs. Spink & Son Ltd

Provenance:

Sir Michael Sadler; Messrs. Spink

Notes:

The present drawing is a preliminary study for the watercolour of the same subject in the Hickman Bacon Collection, and dates from Cotman's Greta visit of 1805. It is mentioned by Sydney Kitson, 'The Life of John Sell Cotman', 1937, p. 86.

Acquisition Credit:

From the Fairhaven Fund.

Inscription:

; old mount, upper right; graphite; Cotman

Exhibition(s):

Picturesque Tour. 1982-04-17 - 1982-05-30
Venue: Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle-upon-Tyne
Catalogue number: 49

Accession:

Object Number: PD.1-1949
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 14828; input: 2000-10-25; modified: 2003-07-25)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/14828