Collection of five watercolours by John Sell Cotman

1) Harlech Castle; 2) Ruins and Cottages, North Wales; 3) Llanthony Abbey; 4) The Ramparts, Domfront; 5) Rievaulx Abbey.


Acquired in:
Bequeathed by:
Herbert A Powell through The Art Fund

These works belonged to the Herbert Powell Collection of British Watercolours which was first given to the National Art Collections Fund in 1929 to function as a Loan Collection for public institutions. Dr Herbert Powell gave further additions to the Collection in 1936 and 1950. The Collection was finally permanently distributed amongst various public collections in 1968.


Herbert Powell