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Title:

Cottage among trees with a sandbank

Maker:

Constable, John; draughtsman; British artist, 1776-1837

Category:

drawing

Name:

drawing

Date:

circa 1830 1836
The present drawing, which is in its original state came from a notebook, is nearly identical with an oil sketch in the Victoria and Albert Museum, which Reynolds dates c. 1830-36. The present watercolour in view of its loose handling and similarity must date from the same period.

School/Style:

British

Description:

Page detached from a sketchbook.

Technique:

watercolour

Material(s):

watercolour; medium
graphite; medium
paper; support; trimmed at right

Technique
Description:

watercolour with some graphite under-drawing on paper

Dimension(s):

height, 122, mm
width, 150, mm

Acquisition:

bought; 1966; P. and D. Colnaghi and Co. Ltd

Provenance:

Anon. sale, Sotheby's, 27 April 1966, lot 272, bt. Colnaghi (£320), from whom purchased

Acquisition Credit:

From the Fairhaven Fund.

Exhibition(s):

John Constable R.A., English Landscape Scenery. 1976-07 - 1976-08
Organiser: Arts Council of Great Britain, London?, England
Venue: The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.)
Catalogue number: 38

English Drawings and Watercolours. 1966
Venue: P. and D. Colnaghi and Co. Ltd, London?
Notes: Repr. pl. xii.
Catalogue number: 35

The Fairhaven Fund (1976). 1976
Organiser: The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.), UK
Venue: The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.)
Catalogue number: 24

Documentation:

Reynolds, Graham. 1984. The Later Paintings and Drawings of John Constable.New Haven: p. 293
S.v. no. 36.21,

, The Fitzwilliam Museum1967. Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge. Annual Report for the Year ending 31 December 1966.Cambridge (Cambs.):
Repr. pl. VII

Gadney, Reg. 1976. John Constable R.A., 1776-1837; A Catalogue of Drawings and Watercolours with a selection of Mezzotints by David Lucas after Constable for 'English Landscape Scenery', in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge. Arts Council of Great Britainp. 124
Cat. no. 38, reproduced (colour) page 32.

Accession:

Object Number: PD.12-1966
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 14772; input: 2000-10-25; modified: 2003-09-22)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/14772





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