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Track by a Pool: PD.79-1950

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Current Location: In storage


Track by a Pool


Draughtsman: Constable, John




History note: No trace in early sales; bought (with PD.78-1950) from Shepherd Bros. by T.W. Bacon, November 1889 for 10 gns.

Measurements and weight

Height: 137 mm
Width: 212 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1950) by Bacon, T.W.


Production date: circa AD 1804 : R.B. Beckett suggested orally to Reg Gedney (Worthing, 19 December 1965) a date of c. 1804. The motif in general is characteristic of the area around East Bergholt. Its technique, however, is close to that of Frost. (See 'documentation', 1976).

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Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper ( repaired centre of right side)

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Graphite and traces of wash on laid paper

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.79-1950
Primary reference Number: 14866
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 1 November 2022 Last processed: Tuesday 27 June 2023

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

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