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The Church of St Pierre at Hermanville-sur-Mer, Normandy

Date

1818

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From the Collection

Description

Hermanville-sur-Mer is several miles north of Caen on the Normandy coast. Cotman must have visited the town during his stay in Caen between 24th July and 14th August 1818. This drawing was not engraved for Cotman’s Antiquities series.

Inscription

Signed lower left: J.S. Cotman 1818 and inscribed on border under mount: North east View of the Church of Hermonville near Caen

Descriptive medium

Brown washes and pencil

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Location

Hermanville-sur-Mer, France

Country