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John Sell Cotman 1782-1842

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A potted biography of the artist John Sell Cotman.

The cover reads 'John Sell Cotman Artist Extraordinary'.
Paperback, Pocket Biographies No. 21, 14 pages
Published 2003 by The Larks Press
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A Norfolk-born artist who travelled the country to find his fame and fortune but he was little appreciated in his time, tending more to teach art that to paint it for profit.

He was apparently a manic depressive (I can empathise with that), alternating between moments of great enthusiasm and black despair but he continued with his profession and if it hadn't been for his illness, he may not have produced some of his now quite well regarded works.

He made a last trip to Norfolk in 1841 when he did...more
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