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Creator:
Attributed to John Constable, 1776–1837, British
Title:

Miniature: Portrait of Abram Constable, brother of the artist

Date:
early 19th century
Medium:
Oil on board
Dimensions:
Sheet (Oval): 2 3/4 x 2 inches (7 x 5.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso, typed: "PORTRAIT OF | ABRAHAM CONSTABLE BY HIS BROTHER | JOHN CONSTABLE R.A. WHO PAINTED | IT FOR ABRAHAM TO GIVE TO HIS | FINACEE: THIS IS BELIEVED TO | BE THE ONLY KNOWN PORTRAIT IN | MINIATURE BY JOHN CONSTABLE. | NO. 56 IN THE CATALOGUE OF THE | CENTERNARY EXHIBITION AT | WILDENSTEIN AND CO. NEW BOND | STREET, LONDON, S.W. 1. MAY 1937 | "JOHN CONSTABLE, R.A. - HIS | ORIGINS AND INFLUENCES."."; Sticker on verso: "Goodin & Fox Ltd. | 38 BURY STREET | ST. JAMES'S | LONDON"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2001.2.33
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
brother | man | necktie | oval | portrait
Associated People:
Constable, Abram, brother of John Constable
Access:
Not on view
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:38497
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