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East Bergholt: PD.15-1968

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Current Location: In storage


East Bergholt


Painter: Constable, John




History note: With P.M. Turner, the Independent Gallery, London

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Sidney Ernest Prestige (d.1965) with a life-interest to his widow; received upon her death, 1968

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1968) by Prestige, Sidney Ernest


Production date: AD 1808

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Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of millboard
Frame Depth 6.5 cm Height 29.2 cm Width 37 cm
Millboard Height 16.6 cm Width 25.25 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on millboard

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: EB
  • Location: On verso
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: 1808 (twice)
  • Location: On verso
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Date

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.15-1968
Primary reference Number: 833
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 1 December 2022 Last processed: Tuesday 27 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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