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COTMAN, John Sell (1782 - 1842), Painter, watercolourist, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
COTMAN, John Sell (1782 - 1842), Painter, watercolourist, engraver

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British, 19th century, male.

Born 16 May 1782, in Norwich; died 24 July 1842, in London.

Painter, watercolourist, engraver. Landscapes, seascapes, architectural views.

School of Norwich.

John Sell Cotman was, with John Crome, one of the most gifted representatives of the Norwich School. After studying in Norwich with Dr Munro, he went to London in 1800, beginning from this date to exhibit work

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