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John Sell Cotman

English painter and etcher

Brief biography, in most instances from the Union List of Artist Names® Online:
Known for his portraits of London society, homely genre scenes, and highly finished narrative pictures. His later impressionistic oils and watercolors of his native East Anglia are considered some of his most successful work. British artist and architectural illustrator.

Artist ID number in the Union List of Artist Names®: ULAN 500014103.
The ULAN link above leads to a cataloging authority record at the Getty Research Institute.

Objects related to John Sell Cotman:

John Sell Cotman Thwayt Church, South Door, 1813, 1813 (published 1818) Etching
John Sell Cotman Liber Studiorum: A Series of Sketches and Studies, 1838 Etching on leaves in bound volumes
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