John Constable, David Lucas Frontispiece: East Bergholt, Suffolk published 1832

Artwork details

Artist
John Constable 1776–1837
David Lucas 1802–1881
Date Published 1832
Medium Mezzotint on paper
Dimensions Image: 139 x 185 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Purchased 1985
Reference
T03984
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A view of Constable's own birthplace in East Bergholt. In the accompanying text Constable talks of the personal associations of the house, but also of East Bergholt's Saxon origins and its present prosperity. He suggests its fine houses and well-cultivated surroundings express the harmonious interaction of man and nature through the centuries.

July 2004

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