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Liber Studiorum: Devil's Bridge, Cardiganshire

John Sell Cotman1838

The Cleveland Museum of Art

The Cleveland Museum of Art
Cleveland, United States

Cotman followed in the footsteps of Thomas Gainsborough and also worked in soft-ground etching
(see Gainsborough’s Wooded Landscape with Cows in this gallery). Thirty-nine of Cotman’s landscape etchings were published as the Liber Studiorum in 1838. This composition was based on sketches the artist made on the site during his journey through Wales in 1800.

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  • Title: Liber Studiorum: Devil's Bridge, Cardiganshire
  • Creator: John Sell Cotman (British, 1782-1842)
  • Date Created: 1838
  • Type: Print
  • Rights: CC0
  • External Link: https://clevelandart.org/art/1928.645
  • Medium: Soft ground etching
  • Department: Prints
  • Culture: England, 19th century
  • Credit Line: Gift of The Print Club of Cleveland
  • Collection: PR - Etching
  • Accession Number: 1928.645

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