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At Hampstead, looking towards Harrow: PD.79-1959

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

At Hampstead, looking towards Harrow

Maker(s)

Painter: Constable, John (Attributed to)

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Notes

History note: Hugh Constable, (grandson of the painter); bt. from him by Leggatt Bros., London; exh. Leggatt's Gallery (77 Cornhill, London), 1899, 'Pictures and water-colour drawings by John Constable, R.A.' (27); Darell Brown sale, Christie's, 23 May 1924 (7), bt. Agnew; sold by Thos Agnew & Sons Ltd to Arthur Jackson, Manchester, 1925; sale by Arthur Jackson's executors, Christie's, 30 November 1928 (60), bt. Leggatt; sold by Leggatt Bros. to H.L. Fison, 1928; sale by Fison's executors, Christie's, 6 November 1959 (13), bt. Thos Agnew & Sons Ltd, from whom it was purchased

Legal notes

From the Fairhaven Fund.

Measurements and weight

Height: 17.5 cm
Width: 23.4 cm

Relative size of this object

23.4 cm17.5 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1959) by Thomas Agnew and Sons Ltd

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( laid down on panel (wood))

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: J. Constable. RA / 'At Hampstead / Looking towards Harrow
  • Location: Verso, panel
  • Method of creation: MS ink
  • Type: Label
  • Text: 253/18
  • Location: Verso, panel
  • Method of creation: MS ink
  • Text: John Constable RA / Purchased from / Mr Hugh [in MS] Constable / Grandson of the Artist (endorsed in MS as follows) At Hampstead
  • Location: Verso, panel
  • Method of creation: Printed with MS endorsements
  • Type: Label
  • Text: 4179
  • Location: Verso, panel
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Label
  • Text: H. & M. Fison Collection
  • Location: Verso, panel
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Label
  • Text: Agnew's, 20008
  • Location: Verso, panel
  • Method of creation: Printed label, with stamped no.
  • Type: Label
  • Text: Leggatt's, "'Hampstead looking towards Harrow' - by John Constable R.A. From the Hugh Constable Collection. From the Collection of Arthur Jackson, Heaton Moor, Manchester" (endorsed in MS) Leggatt Brothers (and) H. & M.- Fison Collection
  • Location: Verso, panel
  • Method of creation: Printed label, with typescript
  • Type: Label
  • Text: 4179
  • Location: Verso, frame
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Label
  • Text: L5
  • Location: Verso, frame
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Label

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.79-1959
Primary reference Number: 829
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 26 May 2022 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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