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The Valley Farm: 899.7

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The Valley Farm


Draughtsman: Constable, John



Measurements and weight

Height: 103 mm
Width: 76 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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


Circa 1831 - 1836

School or Style


Materials used in production

Brown ink
Brown wash

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Brown ink and wash on paper

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: in Constable's hand

  • Text: day of the Election / ... [passed] I called on ... / [ans] Book. I think / ... best. No mind is on
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Brown ink

Inscription present: in a later hand

  • Text: The Valley Farm (National)
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 899.7
Primary reference Number: 14969
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 20 May 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 27 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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