5 June 2003
Attributed to David Cox, Sen., O.W.S. (1783-1859)
Manchester Cathedral from the River Irwell
with inscription 'Manchester cathedral/(Salford Bridge across the Irwell)' (on the reverse)
pencil and watercolour
7 7/8 x 10 3/8 in. (20 x 26.3 cm.)
with The Manning Galleries, London, 1974, where purchased by John Byng Kenrick, £450.
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D. Clifford, Watercolours of the Norwich School, London, 1965, p. xii, no. 35a as 'John Sell Cotman, Boston Church Lincs'.
New York, Davis & Long Company, David Cox: Drawings & Paintings, 2-20 November, 1976, no. 1.
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