Liber Studiorum: Devil's Bridge, Cardiganshire

Liber Studiorum: Devil's Bridge, Cardiganshire

1838

John Sell Cotman

(British, 1782-1842)

Soft ground etching

Gift of The Print Club of Cleveland 1928.645

Catalogue raisonné: Popham 305

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Description

Cotman followed in the footsteps of Thomas Gainsborough and also worked in soft-ground etching
(see Gainsborough’s Wooded Landscape with Cows in this gallery). Thirty-nine of Cotman’s landscape etchings were published as the Liber Studiorum in 1838. This composition was based on sketches the artist made on the site during his journey through Wales in 1800.

See also
Collection: 
PR - Etching
Department: 
Prints
Type of artwork: 
Print

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