Mezzotint by David Lucas, as directed by John Constable, margins uncleaned, printed on laid paper.
Based on the oil sketch Shipping in the Orwell, near Ipswich, c.1829. The print was first published in 1838 by Moon in The Proposed Appendix of English Landscape Scenery and then again by Lucas in Engravings, illustrative of English Landscape, from Pictures of John Constable R.A.-1845.
Reference: S.24 Engraverís proof (e).
Sheet Size: 240 x 332 mm
Plate Size: 177 x 219 mm
Image Size: 143 x 181 mm