John Constable

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John Constable
1776-1837
House and Trees
ca. 1809
Black chalk on paper.
3 3/4 x 6 inches (95 x 150 mm)
Gift of Gordon N. Ray.
III, 45j

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Provenance: 
Gordon N. Ray.
Bibliography: 

Reynolds, Graham. The early paintings and drawings of John Constable. New Haven ; London : Yale University Press, 1996, no. 09.74 (with title: A house amidst trees)

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Watermark: fragment of a medallion.
On same mat as III, 45i; both were removed from the Library's copy of Charles Robert Leslie's "Memoirs of the Life of John Constable", London, Medici Society, 1937.

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Ray, Gordon Norton, 1915-1986 former owner.
Leslie, Charles, 1650-1722. Memoirs of the life of John Constable, R.A.

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