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A cottage at Feering, Essex: 899.14

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Titles

A cottage at Feering, Essex

Maker(s)

Constable, John (Draughtsman)

Notes

History note: Isabel Constable Sale, Christie's, 17 June 1892, lot 168 (with Nos. 899.11 899.12 and 899.13); sold for 14s. and probably bt. C. Fairfax Murray

Measurements and weight

Height: 88 mm
Width: 120 mm

Relative size of this object

12 m8.8 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: AD 1816-07-26

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 Constable's hand

  • Text: Feering / 26 July 1816
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Graphite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 899.14
Primary reference Number: 14896
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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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