The Cotman Collection | 8

Cotmania. Vol. VIII. 1932-3

Archive: SDK Sydney Decimus Kitson Archive
Reference Number: SDK/1/2/1/8
Page: 6 recto

  • Description

    Colman collection at Crown Point (5)

    List of artworks from Kitson’s visit to the Colman Collection at Crown Point, Norwich.

    Date: 13 Oct 1932

  • Transcription

    (33) A thatched cottage - “J.S. Cotman 908”- K.C.L stamp looks like an early one, patched up.
    *(34) “Doorway Kirby Cave Church- T. Lound, Southtown School. [Hinds] 1814”- pencil.
    **(35) “Kirkstall Abbey” - J. Varley. 1803” pencil, view from E end, foliage early conventional. Architecture drawn harshly - 8½ x 13.
    (36) ‘Dun Otter (sic) Castle Cotman 2552’- K.C.L stamp, points, prob. J.S.C
    (13.10-32) THE CABINET (seen w. A.B)
    ***(1) Mars off Cromer. Signed ‘ J.S. Cotman’- c.1808 12 ½ x8 ¾
    (2) Town at Cher, Normandy- bright. groups of figures- artificial- 13x9
    **(3) Kirby Bedon Church- c.1807 or 8 – ‘pure oil ’(A.B) stags coming up on left- thinking of Claude(?).
    (4) ‘Gunton Park, 1834’- (on mount ?if written on back of drawing) paste medium - a muddle of trees 12 x 17½.
    **(5) Heath Scene, Nfk- A.B says ‘Mousehold’ Cf. the Mousehold w.c (1810) in the B.M. Brown, green windmills in distance, fine grey sky. 12 x 17½.

Colman collection at Crown Point (5)