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Hampstead Heath, with St. Paul's in the Distance (Vignette): P.165-1954

Object information

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


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



Legal notes

Through the National Art Collections Fund

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1954-06) by Anonymous


19th century
Production date: AD 1829


Progress proof, touched to indicate position of donkey

School or Style


Materials used in production

White chalk
Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper ( medium-weight, laid cream paper, cut on all sides. Chain lines 35mm, paper thickness c.0.26mm.)
Plate Height 165 mm Width 228 mm
Sheet Height 257 mm Width 361 mm
Image Height 81 mm Width 153 mm

Techniques used in production

Hand colouring

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: scratched signature

  • Text: Constable R.A. Pinxt. David Lucas Sculpt. 1829
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 2 [corrected to 3]
  • Location: Top corner
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: 3rd proof / 5
  • Location: Bottom left corner
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.165-1954
Primary reference Number: 3712
Shirley: 3 a (III)
Wedmore (Lucas): 22 a
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 12 April 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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