The Cotman Collection | 13

Cotmania. Vol. VIII. 1932-3

Archive: SDK Sydney Decimus Kitson Archive
Reference Number: SDK/1/2/1/8
Page: 9 recto

  • Description

    Colman collection at Crown Point (8)

    List of artwork from Kitson’s visit to the Colman Collection at Crown Point

    Date: 13 Oct 1932

  • Transcription

    How stern he frowns and with his broad brown arms
    Chills the pale plain beneath him, Mark you Alter
    The dark steam brawling round its rugged base;
    These cliffs, these yawning caverns…
    J.S Cotman, President. P.S. Munn, J. Varley, T. Powell- visitor, Stevens”
    12¾ x 17½ (21)
    ***(3) A lovely little ‘Sketching Society’ monochrome (18)
    (4) “Blickling Park"- a fine 1841 drawing. (20)
    (5) Pencil portrait of a man, turned to left. “Cotman King’s College” - very good and like his earlier portraits 6½ x 6 (40)
    (6) “Beeston, Cheshire.” Castle I thought was Kidwelly.
    (7) Rievaulx Refectory window. Pencil. Aug 24 1820. JSC 2091- This can’t be, as J.S.C was in Normandy that day.
    (8) A ‘hard’ building on a bridge- ‘Cotman 2429’ family.
    *(9) At Lakenham (cf s.g. etching) girl and dog in front of a cottage. W.C. “COTMAN 1302”- C. 1809.
    (10) A group of trees - “ Cotman 2429” - family
    (11) Little Snoring ch/- w.c.
    (12) Fisherman’s cottage at Thorpe - w.c. like the one in B.M.

Colman collection at Crown Point (8)