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Title:

Sky study with mauve clouds

Maker:

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

Category:

painting

Name:

painting

Date:

1821 1822
Studies consisting of clouds only, date mainly from 1822.

School/Style:

British

Production
Note:

Probably by Lionel Constable [1828-1887].

Technique:

painting (image-making)

Material(s):

oil paint; medium
paper; support

Technique
Description:

oil on paper

Dimension(s):

height, 14.2, cm
width, 22.2, cm

Acquisition:

bought; 1951; Thomas Agnew and Sons Ltd

Provenance:

Probably coll. Mrs Ella Mackinnon; bt. Henry Newson-Smith, about 1890, probably from Leggatt's Gallery, London; inherited by his son, Sir Frank Newson-Smith, Bart, 1898, his sale Christie's, 26 January 1951, lot 18 (with no. PD.7-1951 mounted together), bt. Agnew; bt. from Thos Agnew & Sons Ltd, London, together with no. PD.7-1951

Acquisition Credit:

From the Fairhaven Fund.

Exhibition(s):

First Loan Exhibition. 1958
Venue: Minories, Colchester
Catalogue number: 37

British Landscape Paintings from the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge. 1992-09-17 - 1992-10-20
Venue: Isetan Museum of Art, Tokyo
Notes: repr. colour
Catalogue number: 23

Documentation:

Goodison, J.W.. 1977. Catalogue of Paintings in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, Vol. III, British School.Cambridge (Cambs.): Cambridge University Pressp. 51

Reynolds, Graham. 1984. The Later Paintings and Drawings of John Constable.New Haven:
no. 21.126, pl. 329. 'Though stronger in effect than no. 21.118 and with most animated brush work, this too has to be regarded as dubiously by John Constable.'

1992. British Landscape Paintings from the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.Tokyo: p. 66-67
cat. no. 23, reproduced (colour)

Accession:

Object Number: PD.8-1951
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 827; input: 1999-12-22; modified: 2011-03-09)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/827





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