Lot 94: JOHN CONSTABLE, (BRITISH 1776-1837), CARTING TIMBER
October 11, 2012
Philadelphia, PA, USALive Auction
Indistinctly inscribed in pencil verso, pencil and wash on paper
4 1/2 x 7 1/8 in. (11.4x 18.1cm)
Anderson Gallery, New York, February 17, 1926, lot 40.
The Collection of Mr. H. A. C. Gregory.
Sotheby's London, sale of July 20, 1949, lot 100.
W and A. Ames (L. 2602a).
Christie's London, sale of November 28, 2000, lot 122.
Private Collection, New Jersey.
'An Exhibition of Sketches & Drawings by John Constable, from the Collection of Dr. H. A. C. Gregory, M.C.,' The Arts Council of Great Britain, 1949, cat. no. 51(iii).
G. Reynolds, The Early Paintings and Drawings of John Constable, New Haven and London, 1996, p. 252, no. 32.38A, pl. 1436 (illus.)
For a related example by Constable please see 'Men Loading Cart' in The British Museum, London.
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