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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2020.37
People
David Lucas, British (1802 - 1881)
After John Constable, British (E. Bergholt, England 1776 - 1837 London, England)
Title
Salisbury Cathedral from the Meadows
Other Titles
Alternate Title: The Rainbow
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1837
Culture
British
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/236196
Location
Level 3, Room 3600, University Research Gallery
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Physical Descriptions
Medium
Mezzotint with graphite corrections (by John Constable) on heavy, off-white wove paper
Technique
Mezzotint
Dimensions
image: 55.1 × 68.8 cm (21 11/16 × 27 1/16 in.)
sheet: 61.5 × 76.9 cm (24 3/16 × 30 1/4 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: lower left, graphite: LC
  • inscription: verso, lower right, graphite: C 301[or 7]3 / i/mE/- / 26-5-0 [underlined]
  • collector's mark: verso, lower right, blue ink: [outline of cat head] [graphite:] 92
Provenance
Sold [through Sotheby's, London, December 12, 1991, lot 191]; to [Robert M. Light, Boston], sold; to Marjorie B. and Martin Cohn, 1992, gift; to Harvard Art Museums, 2020
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
State
proof, between e and f
Standard Reference Number
Shirley 39; Wedmore 50
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Marjorie B. and Martin Cohn in honor of Jennifer L. Roberts
Accession Year
2020
Object Number
2020.37
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Old Master, 19th and 20th Century and Contemporary Prints, auct. cat., Sotheby's, London (London, December 12, 1991), p. 53, lot 191, repr.

Exhibition History

States of Play: Prints from Rembrandt to Delsarte, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 09/04/2021 - 01/02/2022

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