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Sky study, sunset: PD.7-1951

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Sky study, sunset


Painter: Constable, John (Attributed to)




History note: Probably coll. Mrs Ella Mackinnon; bt. Henry Newson-Smith, about 1890, probably from Leggatt's Gallery, London; inherited by his son, Sir Frank Newson-Smith, Bart, 1898, his sale Christie's, 26 January 1951, lot 18 (with no. PD.8-1951 mounted together), bt. Agnew; bt. from Thos Agnew & Sons Ltd, London, together with no. PD.8-1951

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From the Fairhaven Fund.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1951) by Thomas Agnew and Sons Ltd


1821 CE - 1822 CE


Probably by Lionel Constable 1828-1887

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Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Frame Depth 3 cm Height 22 cm Width 30.9 cm
Paper Height 14.6 cm Width 23.2 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on paper

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.7-1951
Primary reference Number: 826
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 26 May 2022 Last processed: Tuesday 27 June 2023

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

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