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Creator:
Constable, John, 1776-1837, ill.
Title:
Various subjects of landscape, characteristic of English scenery / from pictures painted by John Constable, R.A. ; engraved by David Lucas.
Published/Created:
London : Published by Mr. Constable, 35, Charlotte Street, Fitzroy Square. Sold by Colnaghi, Dominic Colnaghi, and co. Pall Mall East, 1830[-32]
Physical Description:
[4] leaves, [22] leaves of plates : chiefly ill. ; 29 x 43 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2009 36
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Mezzotint engravings by David Lucas; after John Constable.
Tinker lib. 741
Constable : the great landscapes, p. 80
Shirley, A. Published mezzotints of David Lucas after John Constable, R.A.
BEIN Folio 260: Introduction dated May 28, 1832; the plates (india proofs, mounted) are dated 1830-32.
BEIN Tinker +741: Another issue. 4 p.l., 22 plates (incl. 2 fronts.) 35 x 28 cm. Introduction dated May 28, 1832; plates engraved, dated 1830-32. Text runs parallel with back of cover. Bookplate of Chauncey Brewster Tinker. From the library of Baron George James Welbore Agar-Ellis. Autograph letter of John Constable to Lord Dover tipped in. Armorial binding of Lord Dover.
BEIN Folio 262: Another issue. 15 l. 29 x 44 cm. Preliminary matter, including title-pages for the editions of 1830 and 1833, list of engravings, introduction, etc., in different states; without the plates.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in maroon half morocco and brown cloth. Original printed wrapper for part no. 1 bound in and inscribed: "John Constable R. A. [and at top right] Miss Fisher, with Mr. Constable's best wishes." The plates are in various published states (from first to fourth); some of the engravings are inscribed "J.C." in graphite.
Subject Terms:
Constable, John, 1776-1837 -- Autograph.
Constable, John, 1776-1837 -- Pres. insc. to Miss Fisher.
Dover, George James Welbore Agar-Ellis, Baron, 1797-1833 -- Binding.
Fisher, Miss -- Presentation inscription from John Constable.
Landscape painting, English -- 19th century.
Tinker, Chauncey Brewster, 1876-1963 -- Bookplate.
Form/Genre:
Mezzotints -- 1830-1832.
Armorial bindings (Provenance)
Armorial bindings (Binding)
Contributors:
Lucas, David, 1802-1881, engraver.
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