Comprises the papers and journals of Sydney Decimus Kitson relating to his collecting of works by watercolour painter John Sell Cotman (1782-1842) and his biography of the life of Cotman which was published by Faber and Faber in 1937.
Material from two box files labelled 'Cotmania 1' and 'Cotmania 2'. Comprising correspondence to Sydney Decimus Kitson regarding the publication of his biography on Cotman, 'The Life of John Sell ... continue reading
Material created by Kitson during his research and collecting activity around John Sell Cotman, including his biographies of Cotman; research journals and notebooks containing daily entries, as well as newspaper ... continue reading
Research materials collected by Kitson in his acquisition of John Sell Cotman art works and the writing of his biography of Cotman. Kitson's collection of Cotman material was a quest ... continue reading
Welcome to the catalogue and archive of John Sell Cotman at Leeds Art Gallery. Cotman is one of Britain’s most important artists and known worldwide for his watercolours and drawings. Leeds has one of the best collections of his wo... read more.