Farm Building by a Pond

Watercolor over graphite | 22.5 x 32.4cm | 1808-11(?)

John Sell Cotman

The freely applied, rough-edged layers of graduated tone in the sky and the patterning Cotman devised to describe the timbers, tiles, and foliage are all characteristic of the artist’s work around 1810. Four years earlier he had returned from London ...
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