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East Bergholt church from a window of Golding Constable's house: 3308

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East Bergholt church from a window of Golding Constable's house


Draughtsman: Constable, John




History note: David Lucas; H.S. Theobald Sale, Christie's, 25-30 APril 1910, lot 1096 (with Nos. 3307, 3310 and 3313)

Measurements and weight

Height: 90 mm
Width: 154 mm

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Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1811 : Edge of an unidentifiable watermark, bottom left

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Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Graphite on laid paper

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: in David Lucas's hand

  • Text: East Bergholt Church by John Constable D.L.
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Ink

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 3308
Primary reference Number: 14880
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Sunday 28 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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