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House and tree by a pond: Stratford St. Mary: 899.12

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House and tree by a pond: Stratford St. Mary
Two extremely faint graphite sketches of a church and houses at top, and a tower to the right of a house


Draughtsman: Constable, John




History note: Isabel Constable Sale, Christie's, 17 June 1892, probably in lot 168 (with Nos. 899.11, 899.13 and 899.14), sold for 14s. to C. Fairfax Murray

Measurements and weight

Height: 108 mm
Width: 80 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1814-06-17


Verso referred to in the inscriptions probably in Constable's hand.

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Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Graphite on paper

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: in Constable's hand

  • Text: Straford 17 June 1814
  • Location: Recto
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Date
  • Text: Farm House, Stratford / 18... (?)
  • Location: Verso, top
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Inscription present: very faint

  • Text: Stoke
  • Location: Verso, bottom left
  • Method of creation: Graphite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 899.12
Primary reference Number: 14881
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 20 May 2021 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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