Collection of Mezzotints by David Lucas

A collection of mezzotints; the principal part being 154 mezzotints engraved by David Lucas after Constable, the majority trial proofs for Constable's 'English Landscape', some annotated by Constable.


Details

Category:
Landscape
Medium:
Mezzotint
Acquired in:
1954
Presented by:
Anonymous through The Art Fund

Also Parts I-III and V of 'English Landscape' and a copy of George Field's 'Chromatics, or an Essay on the Analogy and Harmony of Colours', a number of prints by Lucas after Constable, and an autograph letter from Constable to Lucas. The main illustration is 'Salisbury Cathedral' after John Constable, circa 1831.

Venue details

Fitzwilliam Museum Trumpington Street, CAMBRIDGE Cambridgeshire CB2 1RB 01223 332900 www.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk

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