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Cotmania. Vol. VII. 1931-2

Archive: SDK Sydney Decimus Kitson Archive
Reference Number: SDK/1/2/1/7
Page: Inserted after fol. 14

  • Description

    Letter to Kitson from Grahame Cotman

    Possible self-portrait by John Sell Cotman on sale in Norwich

    Date: 1932

  • Transcription

    15th May

    Dear Mr. Kitson,
    I have just seen an oil painting as Nightingales Shop on Elm Hill which is supposed to be a portrait of J. S. Cotman painted by himself.
    I understand it was sold with this description at Christies just recently & the former owner’s name was a Miss Bostock.
    When I heard of it I naturally was very

Letter to Kitson from Grahame Cotman