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Title:

Track by a Pool

Maker:

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

Category:

drawing

Name:

drawing

Date:

circa 1804
R.B. Beckett suggested orally to Reg Gedney (Worthing, 19 December 1965) a date of c. 1804. The motif in general is characteristic of the area around East Bergholt. Its technique, however, is close to that of Frost. (See 'documentation', 1976).

School/Style:

British

Technique:

drawing

Material(s):

graphite; medium
wash; medium
laid paper; support; repaired centre of right side

Technique
Description:

graphite and traces of wash on laid paper

Dimension(s):

height, 137, mm
width, 212, mm

Acquisition:

given; 1950; Bacon, T.W.

Provenance:

No trace in early sales; bought (with PD.78-1950) from Shepherd Bros. by T.W. Bacon, November 1889 for 10 gns.

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: 3

Koreanische Tage. 1984-05-06 - 1984-06-11
Organiser: Museum Altes Rathaus, Ingelheim am Rhine
Venue: Museum Altes Rathaus, Ingelheim am Rhine
Catalogue number: no number

Documentation:

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. 42
Cat. no. 3, reproduced

Accession:

Object Number: PD.79-1950
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 14866; input: 2000-10-26; modified: 2010-04-08)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/14866





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