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Old Sarum (first plate): P.1374-R

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Old Sarum (first plate)


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


History note: Sale of H.S. Theobald collection, Christie's, April 1910, lot 1090; Alfred Lucas

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1910) by Charrington, John


Production date: AD 1829


Progress proof. Published in English Landscape, part II, January 1831

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper Plate Height 185 mm Width 253 mm
Sheet Height 262 mm Width 360 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 1829. D. Lucas
  • Location: Image lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Old Sarum / 1829
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Title
  • Text: Old Sarum
  • Location: Plate lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Title

Inscription present: signed by Lucas

  • Text: 74 / D.L.
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Signature

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.1374-R
Primary reference Number: 3809
Shirley: 8 e
Wedmore (Lucas): 14 d
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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