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The Rainbow, Salisbury Cathedral

Print
1802-1881 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Landscape proof impression corrected with Chinese white, in black and white. The print shows Salisbury Cathedral in the background, with a rainbow arching over the top, against defined clouds. In the foreground is a river, with three horses pulling a cart through it, driven by a single man. On the bank of the river at the very front of the print is some broken fencing and a dog. By David Lucas, after John Constable (RA).


Object details
Category
Object type
Parts
This object consists of 2 parts.

  • Print
  • Frames (Furnishings)
Materials and techniques
Mezzotint and drypoint, corrected with Chinese white
Brief description
Proof impression corrected with Chinese white entitled 'The Rainbow, Salisbury Cathedral,' by David Lucas, after John Constable (RA), Great Britain,
Physical description
Landscape proof impression corrected with Chinese white, in black and white. The print shows Salisbury Cathedral in the background, with a rainbow arching over the top, against defined clouds. In the foreground is a river, with three horses pulling a cart through it, driven by a single man. On the bank of the river at the very front of the print is some broken fencing and a dog. By David Lucas, after John Constable (RA).
Dimensions
  • Height: 555mm
  • Width: 438mm
  • Height: 21 3/4in
  • Width: 17 1/4in
Credit line
Given by Miss Isabel Constable
Subject depicted
Place depicted
Bibliographic reference
Timothy Wilcox, Constable and Salisbury. The Soul of Landscape London: Scala Publishers Ltd, 2011. ISBN: 978 1 85759 678 6.
Other number
Shirley 39, e; W.50
Collection
Accession number
1250-1888

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Record createdJuly 1, 2009
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