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Three rapid sketches: 3312b

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Current Location: In storage


Three rapid sketches


Draughtsman: Constable, John




History note: Obtained by Theobald from Lucas; Theobald Sale, Christie's April 1910, lot 1097 (probably with No. 3314b); John Charrington

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1917-05) by Charrington, John


Circa 1833 - 1836

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Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Top Height 54 mm Width 47 mm
Bottom Height 56 mm Width 72 mm
Middle Height 57 mm Width 90 mm

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen and sepia ink on paper (top, thin writing paper; middle, and bottom on laid paper)

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: in the hand of David Lucas

  • Text: by John Constable, D.L.
  • Location: Vers
  • Method of creation: Ink

Inscription present: with some words in ink, erased

  • Text: by John Constable, D.I.
  • Location: Verso, bottom
  • Method of creation: Ink

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 3312b
Primary reference Number: 14970
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 1 November 2022 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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