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The Youth Collective Explore Works on Paper

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The Youth Collective have been working on an exciting new project on women’s representation of women.
The front of an old fashioned enveloped, addressed to Mr J J Cotman. It has a Norwich postmark on it and is written in very slanted writing.

Letters to John Joseph Cotman

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Discover the fascinating trove of letters from the archive of Sydney Kitson in Leeds Art Gallery.

Chimney Sweep Portraits in the Social History Collection

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Explore the portraits in our 'Sweepiana' collection of items relating to chimney sweeps with Leila Prescott.
Subtle neutral wood frame. Inside the frame there is a Cotman's painting of the Refectory of Walsingham Priory in Norfolk. It was painted with oils using a lot of white, brown and blue colours.

Framing a Watercolour

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Explore the different framing trends for watercolour paintings through the John Sell Cotman exhibition at Leeds Art Gallery.

Events

Natural Encounters

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The latest exhibition at Leeds Art Gallery explores 400 years of nature in art, drawn from the Leeds collection.
Digital artwork of three people reading with books floating around them

Art Lovers Book Club

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Join our free virtual book club where the titles are selected for you by artists and feature works which have influenced their practice.