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Dolgelly, North Wales: 2303

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Dolgelly, North Wales


Cotman, John Sell (Draughtsman)


History note: Sir William Worsley, 2nd Bart., of Hovingham Hall near York (d. 1897); Susan, Lady Worsley (d. 1933); by whom bequeathed to Lt. Col. Sir Douglas Powell, Bart; Lady Powell, by whom sold at Christie's 2 August 1934, lot 73 as 'J. Cotman, 'On the Wharf', bt. Walkers Galleries (155 gns); bt. S.D. Kitson, 13 Aug. 1934, his no. 820

Measurements and weight

Height: 285 mm
Width: 450 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1937) by Kitson, Sidney Decimus


Circa 1804 - 1805

School or Style


Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support: composed of paper ( stuck down)

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour over graphite, on thick paper stuck down on mounting card

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Kitson identifies this as Cotman's hand

  • Text: Dolgelly. N. Wales
  • Location: Old mount
  • Method of creation: Graphite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 2303
Primary reference Number: 14816
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Saturday 27 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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