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Hampstead Heath, with St. Paul's in the Distance (Vignette): P.1346-R

Object information

Awaiting location update

Titles

Hampstead Heath, with St. Paul's in the Distance (Vignette)

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Lucas, David
Painter: Constable, John (After)
Publisher: Constable, John

Entities

Categories

Notes

History note: Acquired with P.117-1952. P.M. Turner collection

Legal notes

Through Sir P.H. Biffen Fund

Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1952)

Dating

19th century
Production date: AD 1831

Note

Published state

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of chine collé ( Off-white india-laid tissue, cut unevenly. Sits within inner platemark edge. Scattered small flecks and marks throughout sheet.)
India Laid Paper Height 156 mm Width 217 mm
Plate Height 166 mm Width 228 mm
Sheet Height 182 mm Width 246 mm
Image Height 91 mm Width 154 mm

Techniques used in production

Mezzotint

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: VIGNETTE. / To Mr. Constable's English Landscape.
  • Location: Plate upper centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Title
  • Text: Painted by John Constable, R.A.
  • Location: Plate lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Engraved by David Lucas
  • Location: Plate lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: HAMPSTEAD HEATH, MIDDLESEX. / "Ut Umbra sic Vita"
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Title
  • Text: London. Pub. by John Constable, 35, Charlotte St. Fitzroy Square 1831
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Address
  • Text: 8 / D. L.
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.1346-R
Primary reference Number: 3707
Shirley: 3 II
Wedmore (Lucas): 22 f
Old object number: P.117a-1952
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 6 June 2022 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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