Lot 117 (Fine Art, Antiques & Jewellery, 24th August 2019)

Attributed to John Constable RA (1776-1837) British ‘A London Terrace with Trees and Figures,’ pencil drawing on paper, depicting a large Georgian townhouse surrounded with tall oak trees, John Manning label to verso, the label reads that the work was authenticated by the Victoria and Albert Museum, framed and glazed, 39 cm x 22 cm. Provenance: the drawing was purchased from the John Manning Gallery, which was featured in the illustrated London News on the 25th of April 1959, the article talks in depth about the galleries eleventh watercolour and drawing exhibition. John Constable is primarily famous for his landscapes and depictions of the Suffolk countryside, although extremely popular today, he wasn't always so well received in the United Kingdom, though he enjoyed fame in France.

Sold for £3,500


 

Attributed to John Constable RA (1776-1837) British ‘A London Terrace with Trees and Figures,’ pencil drawing on paper, depicting a large Georgian townhouse surrounded with tall oak trees, John Manning label to verso, the label reads that the work was authenticated by the Victoria and Albert Museum, framed and glazed, 39 cm x 22 cm. Provenance: the drawing was purchased from the John Manning Gallery, which was featured in the illustrated London News on the 25th of April 1959, the article talks in depth about the galleries eleventh watercolour and drawing exhibition. John Constable is primarily famous for his landscapes and depictions of the Suffolk countryside, although extremely popular today, he wasn't always so well received in the United Kingdom, though he enjoyed fame in France.

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