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Drawing - A barge on the Stour
  • A barge on the Stour
    John Constable, born 1776 - died 1837
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A barge on the Stour

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    October 1827 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    John Constable, born 1776 - died 1837 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    pencil and grey and sepia wash on paper

  • Museum number:

    244-1888

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case WD, shelf 19

Physical description

Drawing of a barge with a figure. There is a tree to the right and a bridge to the left.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

October 1827 (made)

Artist/maker

John Constable, born 1776 - died 1837 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

pencil and grey and sepia wash on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'J WHATMAN 1824'
Watermark

'8'
Serial number inscribed on the back in ink

Dimensions

Height: 22.5 cm, Width: 33.1 cm

Descriptive line

John Constable, A Barge on the Stour, 1827, Reynolds cat. no. 298

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Catalogue of the Constable Collection, Graham Reynolds, Victoria and Albert Museum, London: HMSO, 1973, pp. 179, 184, 185

Materials

Pencil; Grey wash; Paper

Subjects depicted

Barge

Categories

Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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