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John Constable mezzotint "River Stour, Suffolk"
Sir John Constable / David Lucas mezzotint "River Stour, Suffolk"

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Item Code: 1165

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 (177 x 254 mm). Sheet size: 9 1/2 x 14 inches (243 x 357 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.

Condition: the margins have been trimmed and there is foxing in the margins.