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Title:

Parham's Mill, Gillingham, Dorset

Maker:

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

Category:

painting

Name:

painting

Date:

1824

School/Style:

British

Technique:

painting (image-making)

Material(s):

oil paint; medium
canvas; support

Technique
Description:

oil on canvas

Dimension(s):

height, painted surface, 24.8, cm
width, painted surface, 30.2, cm
height, frame, 37.4, cm
width, frame, 42.5, cm
depth, frame, 7.4, cm

Acquisition:

bequeathed; 1914; Fisher, Osmond, Rev.

Provenance:

Archdeacon John Fisher (d. 1832), father of the Rev. Osmond Fisher, who bought it from the painter

Acquisition Credit:

Bequeathed by Rev. Osmond Fisher, 1914, with a life-interest to his son, the Rev. O.P. Fisher. Received 1937.

Inscription(s):

; on verso of original canvas; John Fisher / 1824
; on verso of original canvas; J.Constable R.A. / fecit property of his son Osmond Fisher
; on the old (original) stretcher; London June 7th 1824/John Constable fecit

Exhibition(s):

Documentation:

Goodison, J. W.. 1977. Catalogue of Paintings in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, Vol. III, British School.Cambridge (Cambs.): Cambridge University Pressp. 45-47
pl.34

Leslie, C. R.. 1937. Memoirs of the Life of John Constable, R.A..
ed. Hon. Andrew Shirley, pl. 72

Beckett, R. B.. 1952. John Constable and the Fishers.p. 112

1968. John Constable's Correspondence VI, The Fishers.p. 163
pl. 11

1974. John Constable, the Natural Painter.New Zealand, Auckland: p. 79

Reynolds, Graham. 1984. The Later Paintings and Drawings of John Constable.New Haven:
no. 24.4, pl. 481 (colour)

Cormack, Malcolm. 1986. John Constable.Oxford: p. 149
pl. 147

1992. British Landscape Paintings from the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.Tokyo: p. 68-69
cat. no. 24, reproduced (colour)

Taylor, Basil. 1973. Constable: paintings, drawings and watercolours.London: p. 205

Accession:

Object Number: 2291
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 817; input: 1999-12-22; modified: 2018-05-15)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/817





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