John Constable, David LucasRiver Stour, Suffolk date not known

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John Constable (1776‑1837)
David Lucas (1802‑1881)
Date date not known
MediumMezzotint on paper
Dimensionsimage: 143 x 223 mm
Acquisition Purchased 1985
View this artwork by appointment, at Tate Britain's Prints and Drawings Rooms

Catalogue entry

This catalogue entry discusses a group of works; details of the individual work are given at the end of the introductory text.

John Constable1776-1837 and David Lucas1802-1881

T03983 - T04063 'Various Subjects of Landscape, Characteristic of English Scenery' ('English Landscape') first published 1830-2

Eighty-one mezzotints with additional work in drypoint, some touched with black wash, comprising various states of all twenty-two subjects; various papers and sizes; each stamped 'O.H.B' (collector's mark of Osbert H. Barnard) on back
Purchased (Grant-in-Aid) 1985
Prov: ...; Osbert H. Barnard, sold Sotheby's 7 March 1985 (237, together with T04064">T04064-04103 below) £5017 bt Christopher Mendez for Tate Gallery (see individual entries for earlier provenance where known)
Exh: The 'English Landscape' Prints of John Constable & David Lucas, Tate Gallery, April-June 1986 (thirty-one of the prints shown: see individual entries, where this exhibition is abbreviated as 'Tate Gallery 1986')
Lit: Andrew Shirley, The Published Mezzotints of David Lucas after John Constable, R.A… (read more)

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