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The Crystal Pool - an illustration to Cunningham's Poems: PD.39-1980

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Titles

The Crystal Pool - an illustration to Cunningham's Poems

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Cotman, John Sell

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Notes

History note: J.S Cotman (?); Dr Guillemard; Sold Sotheby's, 10 July 1980 (lot 6)

Legal notes

From the Biffen Fund - bought with PD.40-1980.

Measurements and weight

Height: 222 mm
Width: 321 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1980) by Sotheby's

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Grey wash
Graphite

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Grey wash over graphite on paper formerly laid down on card

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Cotman f.
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Brown ink
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Subject. / Where the rill by slow degrees / Swells into a chrystal pool; / Shelving Rocks & Shaggy Trees / Shoot to keep the water cool - / Cunningham Poems / J.S. Cotman. Presd (?) T.R. Underwood. P.S. Munn. W. Alexander. J. Varley - Visitor W Munn May 5: t 1802
  • Location: Card, verso
  • Method of creation: Brown ink

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.39-1980
Primary reference Number: 14836
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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