Track by a Pool
Constable, John; draughtsman; British artist, 1776-1837
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).
laid paper; support; repaired centre of right side
graphite and traces of wash on laid paper
height, 137, mm
width, 212, mm
given; 1950; Bacon, T.W.
No trace in early sales; bought (with PD.78-1950) from Shepherd Bros. by T.W. Bacon, November 1889 for 10 gns.
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
Object Number: PD.79-1950
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 14866; input: 2000-10-26; modified: 2010-04-08)