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Caricature of a Sailor (One of a Set of Three)

John Sell Cotmanca. 1799

Yale Center for British Art

Yale Center for British Art

Details

  • Title: Caricature of a Sailor (One of a Set of Three)
  • Date Created: ca. 1799
  • Location Created: Norwich
  • Subject: caricature, genre subject
  • Physical Dimensions: w19.7 x h24.8 cm
  • Location: Not on View
  • Inscription: Signed and Dated: Singed in brown ink, lower right: "J. Cotman"
  • Inscription: Inscribed in brown ink, lower right: "J. Cotman"; lower left, lower center, lower right: "They say theres a Cherub set perch'd up aloft, | To keep watch for the life of poor Jack."; in graphite, verso: "J.S. Cotman | at 17 years of age | by J. Cotman 1799 | [...] 1799 | J. Cotman | [...] | Gift [...] 782 | collection Miss Fison | Friars Close Thedford | Norfolk | gift to R.C. 782 | [...]"
  • Artist: John Sell Cotman
  • Type: watercolor
  • Rights: Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
  • External Link: http://collections.britishart.yale.edu/vufind/Record/1671291
  • Medium: Watercolor and gouache on medium smooth bright white wove paper

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