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

Mary Constable Reading

Additional Title(s):

Verso: Two Sketches of a Country Man Lying on His Back

Date:
1812
Medium:
Graphite; verso: graphite on medium, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 6 1/8 x 3 5/8 inches (15.6 x 9.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, upper left: "left center"; in graphite, verso, lower right: "Constable, J: | Mary C. | 15/5/12/3"

Signed and dated in artist's hand in graphite, lower center: "22d April 1812 - C-S+."; in graphite, verso, lower right: "Constable, J: | 15/5/12/3"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.6125
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
figure study | man | portrait | reading | sister | woman
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:8100
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