Constable, John (1776-1837), 'Gillingham Mill', Mezzotint, c.1838

'Gillingham Mill', Mezzotint, c.1838

Mezzontint by David Lucas, as directed by John Constable, printed on wove paper

Final state before publishing A rare proof before publication in Mr David Lucas ’A New Series of Engravings, illustrative of English Landscape, from Pictures of John Constable R.A. 1845. David Lucas continued to work on The English Landscape series after the death of John Constable and this example, and the following plate are two examples of a handful of subjects produced.

Reference:S. 43. Engraver’s proof (h)

Sheet Size: 303 x 270 mm
Plate Size: 248 x 192 mm
Image Size: 185 x 155 mm