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Object information

Titles

  • At Hampstead, looking towards Harrow

Hugh Constable, (grandson of the painter); bt. from him by Leggatt Bros., London; exh. Leggatt's Gallery (77 Cornhill, London), 1899, 'Pictures and water-colour drawings by John Constable, R.A.' (27); Darell Brown sale, Christie's, 23 May 1924 (7), bt. Agnew; sold by Thos Agnew & Sons Ltd to Arthur Jackson, Manchester, 1925; sale by Arthur Jackson's executors, Christie's, 30 November 1928 (60), bt. Leggatt; sold by Leggatt Bros. to H.L. Fison, 1928; sale by Fison's executors, Christie's, 6 November 1959 (13), bt. Thos Agnew & Sons Ltd, from whom it was purchased

Named entities

Legal notes

From the Fairhaven Fund.

Acquisition and important dates

  • Method of acquisition: Bought
  • Dates: 1959

Maker(s)

Measurements and weight

  • 17.5
  • 23.4

Subjects depicted

Materials used in production

Components of the work

  • Support composed of paper ( laid down on panel (wood))

Techniques used in production

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: J. Constable. RA / 'At Hampstead / Looking towards Harrow
  • Location: Verso, panel
  • Method of creation: MS ink
  • Type: Label
  • Text: 253/18
  • Location: Verso, panel
  • Method of creation: MS ink
  • Text: John Constable RA / Purchased from / Mr Hugh [in MS] Constable / Grandson of the Artist (endorsed in MS as follows) At Hampstead
  • Location: Verso, panel
  • Method of creation: Printed with MS endorsements
  • Type: Label
  • Text: 4179
  • Location: Verso, panel
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Label
  • Text: H. & M. Fison Collection
  • Location: Verso, panel
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Label
  • Text: Agnew's, 20008
  • Location: Verso, panel
  • Method of creation: Printed label, with stamped no.
  • Type: Label
  • Text: Leggatt's, "'Hampstead looking towards Harrow' - by John Constable R.A. From the Hugh Constable Collection. From the Collection of Arthur Jackson, Heaton Moor, Manchester" (endorsed in MS) Leggatt Brothers (and) H. & M.- Fison Collection
  • Location: Verso, panel
  • Method of creation: Printed label, with typescript
  • Type: Label
  • Text: 4179
  • Location: Verso, frame
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Label
  • Text: L5
  • Location: Verso, frame
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Label

Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

  • Accession number: PD.79-1959
  • Primary reference Number: 829
  • Stable URI

Audit data

  • Created: Saturday 6 August 2011
  • Updated: Monday 3 August 2020
  • Last processed: Tuesday 17 November 2020
  • Data source: Adlib

Associated institutions

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