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Mill near Colchester: P.1621-R

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Mill near Colchester


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


Circa 1845 - 1855


Progress proof, touched. Published by Bohn in 1855.

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Plate Height 186 mm Width 241 mm
Sheet Height 272 mm Width 370 mm

Techniques used in production

Mezzotint : Touched by Leslie with white bodycolour

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: inscribed by David Lucas

  • Text: to [?] shew to Mr Leslie
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Inscription present: inscribed by Alfred Lucas

  • Text: 13 March A L 2nd Proof / 4[6?]
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: 8
  • Location: Lower right corner
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Number

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.1621-R
Primary reference Number: 5337
Shirley: 50 r
Wedmore (Lucas): 35 18
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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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