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The Lock: PD.11-1951

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Current Location: In storage


The Lock


Draughtsman: Constable, John




History note: Isabel Constable to Clifford Constable, her nephew, and from him (?) to J. Calm in 1899 (see letter in File from C. Constable to J. Calm dated 2 February 1899); J.P. Heseltine, 1902 (Lugt 1508); sold Sotheby's, 25 March 1920, lot ?, bt. by P.M. Turner

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Bequeathed 1950.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1951) by Turner, Percy Moore


Production date: circa AD 1826

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Materials used in production

Sepia wash
White bodycolour

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Centre Sheet Height 257 mm Width 311 mm
Left Sheet Height 257 mm Width 56 mm
Overall Size Height 287 mm Width 364 mm
Top Sheet Height 33 mm Width 364 mm

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Reed pen and sepia wash, graphite and traces of white heightening, on paper (paper creased in centre with two additional strips of paper added)

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.11-1951
Primary reference Number: 14961
Lugt: 1508
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 22 June 2022 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

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

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