St Martin's Church, Cologne, Germany
Caricature of a Sailor (One of a Set of Three)
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From the Collection
Inscribed in brown ink, lower right: "J. Cotman"; lower left, lower center, lower right: "They say theres a Cherub set perch\'d up aloft, | To keep watch for the life of poor Jack."; in graphite, verso: "J.S. Cotman | at 17 years of age | by J. Cotman 1799 | [...] 1799 | J. Cotman | [...] | Gift [...] 782 | collection Miss Fison | Friars Close Thedford | Norfolk | gift to R.C. 782 | [...]"
Additional Makers: After- Robert Dighton (1752-1814)
Medium: Watercolor and gouache on medium smooth bright white wove paper
Credit: Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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