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Spring: Pitt's Farm, East Bergholt: 899.10

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Titles

Spring: Pitt's Farm, East Bergholt

Maker(s)

Constable, John (Draughtsman)

Notes

History note: Isabel Constable Sale, Christie's, 17 June 1892, lot 142 (with Nos. 899.6 and 899.9); bt. C. Fairfax Murray

Measurements and weight

Height: 95 mm
Width: 123 mm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Circa 1813 - 1816

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Graphite

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Graphite on paper

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: in a later hand

  • Text: For 'Spring' / English Landscape / 5
  • Method of creation: Graphite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 899.10
Primary reference Number: 14894
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 20 May 2021 Last processed: Friday 21 May 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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