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Frontispiece - Artist's home at East Bergholt: P.1477-R

Object information


Frontispiece - Artist's home at East Bergholt


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


Circa 1831 - 1832


Progress proof, touched, with sketch in pen & ink and graphite in margin. Published in English Landscape, part V, June 1832.

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper Plate Height 209 mm Width 238 mm
Sheet Height 209 mm Width 277 mm

Techniques used in production

Mezzotint : Touched

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: signed by Lucas

  • Text: 165 / D L
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Signature

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.1477-R
Primary reference Number: 4493
Shirley: 27 d
Wedmore (Lucas): 1
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Thursday 19 August 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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