John Sell Cotman (1782 - 1842)
RA Collection: People and Organisations
Landscape and watercolor painter, and etcher; active in Norfolk, London and Wales; visited Normandy in 1817, 1818, 1820. Father of watercolorist Miles Edmund Cotman (1810-58) and artist John Joseph Cotman (1814-78).
Views In London And Its Vicinity, Complete In Forty-Eight Plates, Engraved On Copper, By George Cooke, From Drawings By Callcott, R.A. Stanfield, A.R.A. Prout. Roberts. Stark. Harding. Cotman. Havell. &c. &c. After The Original Sketches Made On The Spot By Edward W. Cooke. - London:: (1834.)
Engravings Of Sepulchral Brasses In Norfolk And Suffolk, Tending To Illustrate The Ecclesiastical, Military, And Civil Costume, As Well As To Preserve Memorials Of Ancient Families In That County. By John Sell Cotman, Esq. With An Introductory Essay By Dawson Turner, Esq. F.R.S. F.S.A. &c. Second Edition, With Additional Plates, And With Notes By Sir Samuel Rush Meyrick, Ll.D. F.S.A. &c. Albert Way, Esq. And Sir N. Harris Nicolas, K.C.M.G. - Vol. I. (II.) - - London:: 
Architectural Antiquities Of Normandy, By John Sell Cotman; Accompanied By Historical And Descriptive Notices By Dawson Turner, Esq. F.R. And A.S. Volume The First. (Second.) - London:: 
A. J. Finberg, (Alexander Joseph),, 1866-1939.
The English water colour painters - London ; New York: 
The Great Age of British Watercolours, 1750-1880
J. S. Cotman, Golden Cross, Charing Cross [to W. B. Cooke, Charlotte St, Bloomsbury]
15 Feb 1836
R. Hills, Gallery of Watercolours, Pall Mall East [to J. S. Cotman]
24 Apr 
J. Stark, l'Hotel de l'Europe, to [John Sell] Cotman, l'Hotel de Normandie, rue de l'Escuriale, Rouen