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John Constable mezzotint "Autumnal Sun Set"
Sir John Constable / David Lucas mezzotint


Item Code: 4081

Medium: mezzotint (engraved by David Lucas after the John Constable painting). Printed in 1855 on cream wove paper for the "English Landscape Scenery" portfolio, published in London by Henry Bohn. Plate size: 7 x 10 inches (175 x 252 mm). Sheet size: 11 3/4 x 16 1/2 inches (290 x 420 mm). Constable and Lucas collaborated closely in the making of these prints -- in fact, Lucas was known as "Constable's Engraver" and the great painter would work with no other. Not signed.