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Hampstead Heath, with St. Paul's in the Distance (Vignette): P.117-1952

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Current Location: In storage

Titles

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

Maker(s)

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

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Notes

History note: P.M. Turner collection

Legal notes

Through Sir P.H. Biffen Fund

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1952-04)

Dating

19th century
Production date: AD 1829

Note

Progress proof, touched and enlarged by Constable

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

White chalk
Indian ink
Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( Medium-weight, laid, beige (beige 2) paper, cut on all sides. Moderately textured surface with scattered oversize fibres and foreign particles in the fibre furnish. Chain lines 35mm. Inlaid onto medium-heavy weight Japanese paper with tissue strip hinges.)
Image Height 157 mm Width 232 mm
Plate Height 165 mm Width 227 mm
Sheet Height 212 mm Width 267 mm

Techniques used in production

Mezzotint : Touched and enlarged by Constable. Lower right, drawing of a dog's head
Drypoint

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: almost completely obscured by media

  • Text: Constable R.A. Pinx, David Lucas Sculp 1829
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.117-1952
Primary reference Number: 3721
Shirley: 3 a
Wedmore (Lucas): 22 a
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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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