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A Dell, Helmingham Park, Suffolk: P.1385-R

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A Dell, Helmingham Park, Suffolk


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




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 I, June 1830

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Plate Height 178 mm Width 225 mm
Sheet Height 262 mm Width 366 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: D. Lucas
  • Location: Image lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 280
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Number

Inscription present: inscribed by Lucas

  • Text: only state N.1
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Pen and ink

Inscription present: inscribed by Lucas

  • Text: Worked up to this State in one Night from 1/2 past 10 to 5 in the morning
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Inscription present: Theobald collection

  • Text: H.S.T.
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Initials

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.1385-R
Primary reference Number: 3884
Shirley: 12 a
Wedmore (Lucas): 9 a
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 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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