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Title:

Archdeacon John Fisher

Maker:

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

Category:

painting

Name:

painting

Date:

1816

School/Style:

British

Technique
Description:

oil on canvas

Dimension(s):

height, 35.9, cm
width, 30.3, cm

Acquisition:

bought; ; Fisher, John, bishop of Salisbury

Provenance:

John Fisher, The Venerable, Archdeacon of Berkshire (d.1832); The Rev. Osmond Fisher (d.1914); his son, the Rev. Osmond Philip Fisher (d.1937), who bequeathed it, with a life-interest to his widow (d.1957), to his nephew, John P.Fisher, from whom bought

Acquisition Credit:

With funds from the G.F.Webb bequest, with a grand-in-Aid from the Victoria and Albert Museum

Inscription(s):

; verso, stretcher; ink; O.P.Fisher 1914
; verso, stretcher; ink; Archdeacon Fisher By Constable
label; verso, stretcher; MS label; The Ven(ble) John Fisher / Archdeacon of Berks / Painted by his friend / John Constable, R.A
label; verso, stretcher; printed; City of Manchester Art Gallery (endorsed in MS:) 20817

Documentation:

Goodison, J.W.. 1977. Catalogue of Paintings in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, Vol. III, British School.Cambridge (Cambs.): Cambridge University Pressp. 55
pl.33

Leslie, C.R.. 1937. Memoirs of the Life of John Constable, R.A..
pl.XIX

Beckett, R.B.. 1952. John Constable and the Fishers.p. 16
ed. R.B. Beckett frontispiece

Shirley, Andrew. 1944. John Constable, R.A..
pl.129

Fleming-Williams, Ian. Parris, Leslie. Shields, Conal. 1976. Constable, Paintings, Watercolours and Drawings.London?: Tate Gallery

Schweizer, Paul D.. John Constable and the Anglican Church Establishment.
Source Title: Artibus et historiae(1982)
p. 127
reproduced

Related Object:

PD.45-1972; Mrs Mary Fisher

Accession:

Object Number: PD.44-1972
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 162281; input: 2008-05-21; modified: 2011-03-09)

(Picture Cabinet reference : 703790)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/162281