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Creator:
John Constable, 1776–1837, British
Title:
Cottage among Trees
Date:
ca. 1795
Medium:
Graphite and gray wash; verso: graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 3/8 x 14 3/8 inches (28.9 x 36.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in artist's hand in graphite, upper right: "179[...]; lower right, in graphite: "A Rural Cottage | [...]; on back in pen and brown ink, upper left: "Letitia Proby 23d Sept.r 1799"; in graphite, center right: "Frederick Henry Proby"; in a later hand in graphite, lower right: "J. CONSTABLE: A COTTAGE AMONG TREES | 65/5/24/18 IR 254 B1981.25.2415"

[Heawood 1846].

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.2415
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | cottage | fence | figure | gate | landscape | thatched
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:8110
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