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Hampstead Heath: PD.207-1948

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Current Location: Gallery 5


Hampstead Heath


Painter: Constable, John




History note: William Sharp, of Handsworth, near Birmingham (d. 1881, aged 86); sale, by his executors, Christie's, 9 July 1881 (72), bt. Agnew; sold by Thos Agnew & Sons Ltd, London, 1881, to Walter Holland of Liverpool (d. 1915); sold with the contents of his house by Ellis & Sons, Liverpool, 15-21 November 1932 (1000), bt. in; sold by Miss A.E. Holland, of Liverpool, through the Fine Art Society Ltd, London, to Leggatt Bros., London, who sold it to Vicars Bros., London, 1933; sold by Vicars Sir Bernard Eckstein, Bart, 1933; sale by his executors, Sotheby's, 8 December1948 (64), bt. in; bt. from his trustees

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From the Marlay Fund with a contribution from the National Art Collections Fund.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1948) by Eckstein, Bernard, The Trustees of


Production date: circa AD 1820

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Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of canvas
Painted Surface Height 54 cm Width 76.9 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.207-1948
Primary reference Number: 824
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 8 August 2023 Last processed: Tuesday 8 August 2023

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

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