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Sir Richard Steele's Cottage: P.1582-R

Object information

Awaiting location update

Titles

Sir Richard Steele's Cottage

Maker(s)

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

Notes

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

Measurements and weight

Height: 168 mm
Width: 224 mm

Relative size of this object

22.4 m16.8 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: circa AD 1845

Note

Progress proof, touched. Published by Lucas in 1845.

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Bodycolour
Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Mezzotint : Touched with grey and white bodycolour

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 2
  • Location: Lower right corner
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Number

Inscription present: inscribed by Lucas

  • Text: to be touched
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.1582-R
Primary reference Number: 5230
Shirley: 48 a
Wedmore (Lucas): 25 a
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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