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Sheet of Sketches with Verses from Burns

John Constable

English, 1776–1837

Sheet of Sketches with Verses from Burns

23 Oct. 1832

Medium Pen and brown ink and brush and brown wash wash on white laid paper
Dimensions Sheet: 7 5/8 x 6 3/16 in. (19.4 x 15.7 cm)
Object Number 2007.8.51
Acquisition Gift of the Manton Art Foundation in memory of Sir Edwin and Lady Manton, 2007
Status Off View

Image Caption

John Constable, Sheet of Sketches with Verses from Burns, 23 Oct. 1832, Pen and brown ink and brush and brown wash wash on white laid paper. Gift of the Manton Art Foundation in memory of Sir Edwin and Lady Manton, 2007. The Clark Art Institute, 2007.8.51.

Bibliography

Clarke, Jay, ed. Landscape, Innovation, and Nostalgia: The Manton Collection of British Art. Williamstown, MA: The Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, 2012.

Provenance

Sale, Christie’s, London, 12 July 1988, no. 19, sold to Oscar & Peter Johnson, Ltd., London, as agent for Manton; Sir Edwin A. G. Manton, New York (1988–d. 2005); Manton Family Art Foundation (2005–2007, given to the Clark); Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, 2007.

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