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Title

A heath (Hampstead Heath: Branch Hill pond)

1830

Artists

David Lucas

England

1802 – 1881

after John Constable

England

1776 – 1837

  • Details

    Date
    1830
    Media category
    Print
    Materials used
    mezzotint
    Edition
    proof before lettering
    Dimensions
    17.6 x 22.0 cm platemark; 28.0 x 39.2 cm sheet
    Signature & date

    Not signed. Not dated.

    Credit
    Purchased 1949
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    8305
    Copyright

    Reproduction requests

    Artist information
    David Lucas

    Works in the collection

    12

    Artist information
    after John Constable

    Works in the collection

    12

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  • About

    In 1829 Constable engaged the young engraver, David Lucas, to produce a series of mezzotints. Constable favoured this medium as the most effective one to reproduce the flicker of his brushwork and the atmospheric effects of changing sunlight in the open air. The prints were published between 1830 and 1832. They mostly reflect the artist’s deep feeling for the landscape scenery along the river Stour in his native Suffolk.

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 4 exhibitions

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 1 publication

Other works by David Lucas

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Other works by after John Constable

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