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Keswick, lake
(c. 1807)

Medium
oil on cardboard on mahogany panel
Measurements
25.0 × 43.1 cm (cardboard) 26.4 × 44.6 cm (wood panel)
Inscription
inscribed in pen and brown ink on paper label on reverse c.: John Constable, R. A. / Keswick Lake (eswick Lake underlined) / Exhibited. R. A. 1807. British Institution 1809 / C. Holmes / 73 Ladbroke Grove (- above 7) / London W.
Accession Number
2031-3
Department
International Painting
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1926
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Gallery location
Not on display
Provenance

Exhibited Royal Academy, London, 1807, no. 98 as Keswick Lake; collection of Sir Charles Holmes (1868–1936), London, by 1902– c. 1926; with David Croal Thompson of Barbizon House (dealer), London, by 1926; from whom purchased, on the advice of Frank Rinder, for the Felton Bequest, 1926.



Exhibited Royal Academy, London, 1807, no. 98; John Constable, the Natural Painter: 62 Paintings and Drawings from Great Collections, Auckland City Art Gallery, Auckland; National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne; Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 1973–74, no. 1; Australian and European Masterpieces from Australian National Galleries, Pushkin Museum, Moscow; Hermitage, Leningrad (St Petersberg), 1979–80, no. 14; Constable: Impressions of land, sea and sky, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra; Museum of New Zealeand Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington, 2006, no. 4.