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ID: 500014103
 
Record Type: Person
Cotman, John Sell (English painter and etcher, 1782-1842)

Note: Known for his portraits of London society, homely genre scenes, and highly finished narrative pictures. His later impressionistic oils and watercolors of his native East Anglia are considered some of his most successful work. British artist and architectural illustrator.

Names:
Cotman, John Sell (preferred,V,index,LC)
John Sell Cotman (V,display)
Cotsman, John Sell (V)
Cottman, John Sell (V)
Cotman, J. S. (U)

Nationalities:
British (modern) (preferred)
English

Roles:
artist (preferred)
painter
printmaker
etcher
illustrator

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Norwich (Norfolk county, England, United Kingdom) (inhabited place)
Died:  London (Greater London, England, United Kingdom) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
parent of ....  Cotman, John Joseph  
................  (English painter and draftsman, 1814-1878) [500008129]
parent of ....  Cotman, Miles Edmund  
................  (British painter, 1810-1858) [500010274]
teacher of ....  Corbould, Alfred Hichens  
..................  (English painter, 1821-1874) [500121798]
uncle of ....  Cotman, Frederick George  
..............  (English painter and illustrator, 1850-1920) [500014104]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Cotman, John Sell (I)

Biographies:
(English painter and etcher, 1782-1842) ..... [VP Preferred]
(British artist, 1782-1842) ..... [AVERY]
(artist, 1782-1842) ..... [GRL]
(English painter, 1782-1842) ..... [Grove Art]
(British artist, 1782-1842) ..... [WL-Courtauld]
(British artist, 1782-1842) ..... [WCI]
(British artist, 1782-1842) ..... [WCP]
(British painter, 1782-1842) ..... [PROV]
(British, 1782-1842) ..... [GRLPSC]
(British painter, 1782-1842) ..... [BHA]
(British artist and architectural illustrator, 1782-1842) ..... [AVERY]

Sources and Contributors:
Cotman, John Sell ........ [AVERY Preferred, BHA Preferred, GRL Preferred, GRLPSC Preferred, Grove Art Preferred, PROV Preferred, VP Preferred, WCI Preferred, WCP Preferred, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
...................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
...................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
...................................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 25 Sep 2003
...................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 50018169
...................................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Kunstler (1980-1986)
...................................  Witt Library, Authority files
Cotman, J. S. ........ [GRL]
...........................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 50018169
Cotsman, John Sell ........ [PROV, VP]
.....................................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
.....................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Cottman, John Sell ........ [PROV, VP]
.....................................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
.....................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
John Sell Cotman ........ [PROV, VP]
.................................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)

Subject: ........ [AVERY, BHA, GRL, GRLPSC, Grove Art, PROV, VP, WCI, WCP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Bryan, Painters and Engravers (1964)
....................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
....................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 25 Sep 2003
....................  LCR
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
....................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000)
....................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Kunstler (1980-1986)
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, VP, WL-Courtauld]
.......... Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 25 Sep 2003
.......... LCR
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