DETAIL: John CONSTABLE,  Great Britain 1776 � 1837  'Harwich Lighthouse' c.1820 oil on canvas Tate, London, gift of Maria Louisa Constable, Isabel Constable and Lionel Bicknell Constable in 1888 Tate, London 2005
David LUCAS | A mill near Brighton

LUCAS, David, Artist
Great Britain 1802 – 1881
CONSTABLE, John, Artist
Great Britain 1776 – 1837
A mill near Brighton 1829
mezzotint, drypoint, roulette
progress proof, touched in ink and body colour
plate 17.9 (h) x 12.1 (w) cm
inscribed '32/D.L.' lower centre in pencil by Lucas
Syndics of the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, gift of John Charrington in 1910
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In this progress proof lights have been increased. Constable touched this proof with Chinese ink and body colour to show Lucas the lights he wanted in the mill sails and elsewhere. He painted horizontal lines on the mill.

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