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Cottage among trees with a sandbank: PD.12-1966

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Cottage among trees with a sandbank


Draughtsman: Constable, John




Page detached from a sketchbook.


History note: Anon. sale, Sotheby's, 27 April 1966, lot 272, bt. Colnaghi (£320), from whom purchased

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From the Fairhaven Fund.

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Height: 122 mm
Width: 150 mm

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1966) by P. and D. Colnaghi and Co. Ltd


Circa 1830 - 1836

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Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( trimmed at right)

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour with some graphite under-drawing on paper

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.12-1966
Primary reference Number: 14772
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

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

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