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Title:

At Hampstead, looking towards Harrow

Maker:

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

Category:

painting

Name:

painting

School/Style:

British

Technique:

painting (image-making)

Material(s):

oil paint; medium
paper; support; laid down on panel (wood)

Technique
Description:

oil on paper

Dimension(s):

height, 17.5, cm
width, 23.4, cm

Acquisition:

bought; 1959; Thomas Agnew and Sons Ltd

Provenance:

Hugh Constable, (grandson of the painter); bt. from him by Leggatt Bros., London; exh. Leggatt's Gallery (77 Cornhill, London), 1899, 'Pictures and water-colour drawings by John Constable, R.A.' (27); Darell Brown sale, Christie's, 23 May 1924 (7), bt. Agnew; sold by Thos Agnew & Sons Ltd to Arthur Jackson, Manchester, 1925; sale by Arthur Jackson's executors, Christie's, 30 November 1928 (60), bt. Leggatt; sold by Leggatt Bros. to H.L. Fison, 1928; sale by Fison's executors, Christie's, 6 November 1959 (13), bt. Thos Agnew & Sons Ltd, from whom it was purchased

Acquisition Credit:

From the Fairhaven Fund.

Inscription(s):

label; verso, panel; MS ink; J. Constable. RA / 'At Hampstead / Looking towards Harrow
; verso, panel; MS ink; 253/18
label; verso, panel; printed with MS endorsements; John Constable RA / Purchased from / Mr Hugh [in MS] Constable / Grandson of the Artist (endorsed in MS as follows) At Hampstead
label; verso, panel; printed; 4179
label; verso, panel; printed; H. & M. Fison Collection
label; verso, panel; printed label, with stamped no.; Agnew's, 20008
label; verso, panel; printed label, with typescript; Leggatt's, "'Hampstead looking towards Harrow' - by John Constable R.A. From the Hugh Constable Collection. From the Collection of Arthur Jackson, Heaton Moor, Manchester" (endorsed in MS) Leggatt Brothers (and) H. & M.- Fison Collection
label; verso, frame; printed; 4179
label; verso, frame; graphite; L5

Exhibition(s):

Pictures and water-colour drawings by John Constable, R.A.. 1899
Venue: Leggatt's Gallery, London?
Catalogue number: 27

Autumn Exhibition. 1958
Venue: Leggatt's Gallery, London?
Notes: lent by H.L. Fison
Catalogue number: 34

Documentation:

Goodison, J.W.. 1977. Catalogue of Paintings in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, Vol. III, British School.Cambridge (Cambs.): Cambridge University Pressp. 51-52

Reynolds, Graham. 1984. The Later Paintings and Drawings of John Constable.New Haven:
no. 22.52, pl. 375. 'Although its provenance can be traced back to the family, the painting of the sky with short dabby strokes and the lack of resolution in the landscape strip give rise to substantial doubts about its attribution'

Accession:

Object Number: PD.79-1959
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 829; input: 1999-12-22; modified: 2011-12-15)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/829





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