View of Southampton Showing the Town Quay and the Anchorage from the Platform by John Constable

One of 15 sketches by Constable which were removed from the recently discovered Hornby Album and sold at Crewkerne.

Details

Medium:
Pencil
Dimensions:
11 x 18 cm
Art Fund grant:
£800 ( Total: £8,500)
Acquired in:
1979
Vendor:
Agnew's

This drawing comes from the larger of 2 sketchbooks used by Constable in 1816 and belongs to a group of pages which he apparently removed and mounted on larger sheets. Shows the Town Quay and Anchorage from the Platform, which no longer exist.

Provenance

Mary Christina Hornby; by descent to Lawrence of Crewkerne.

Venue details

Southampton City Art Gallery Civic Centre, SOUTHAMPTON Hampshire SO14 7LP 023 8083 2277 www.southampton.gov.uk/art

Entry details

Free to all
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