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Trees: 3313

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Object information

Current Location: In storage




Draughtsman: Constable, John




History note: Alfred Constable; David Lucas (probably with No. 3431) 1851; H.S. Theobald Sale, Christie's, 25-30 April 1910, lot 1096 (with Nos. 3307, 3308, and 3310)

Measurements and weight

Height: 165 mm
Width: 197 mm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1910-05) by Charrington, John


Circa 1800 - 1805

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Materials used in production

Grey wash

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Graphite and grey wash on laid paper

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: in the hand of David Lucas; also, an indeciberable word in graphite, in another hand

  • Text: By John Constable R.A. / had from his son Alfred Constable / 1851 David Lucas
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Ink

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 3313
Primary reference Number: 14862
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 1 November 2022 Last processed: Tuesday 1 November 2022

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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