John Sell COTMAN

Norwich, England 1782 – London, England 1842

Seascape off the Mersey [On the Mersey Seascape off the Mersey (Shipping in a breeze)] 1835 Materials & Technique: drawings, watercolours, watercolour, gouache Support: cream wove paper

Primary Insc: signed and dated l.l. in watercolour "J.S. Cotman / 1835"
Tertiary Insc: verso: on label inscribed "National Art Gallery of N.S.W., Sydney / Special Exhibition of British & Continental Artists / Oct. 19th to Dec. 31st 1938 / Name of Artist : J. Sell Cotman / Title of Work: On the Mersey / Loaned by: Mr. S.H. Ervin / Insurance Value: 125 Guineas.".
Dimensions: sheet 24.6 h x 34.1 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of S H Ervin 1962
Accession No: NGA 62.75