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Dedham Vale: 899.6

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Dedham Vale


Draughtsman: Constable, John




History note: Isabel Constable Sale, Christie's, 11 June 1892, lot 142 (with Nos. 899.9 and 899.10), bought by Agnew for C. Fairfax Murray

Measurements and weight

Height: 75 mm
Width: 99 mm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1917-11) by Murray, Charles Fairfax


Circa 1802 - 1811

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Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Graphite on laid paper, trimmed, slight brown border of approximately 4mm all round showing where previous mount was

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: inscribed later; in same hand as on verso of No. 899.9

  • Text: For 'Dedham Vale'
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 899.6
Primary reference Number: 14878
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Friday 21 May 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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