View 1 of Lot 189. 'Une fillette avec pigeons', after Jean-Baptiste Greuze.
View 1 of Lot 189. 'Une fillette avec pigeons', after Jean-Baptiste Greuze.
189

John Constable, R.A.

'Une fillette avec pigeons', after Jean-Baptiste Greuze

Estimate:

15,000 - 20,000 GBP

Property from a Private Collection, Japan

John Constable, R.A.

John Constable, R.A.

'Une fillette avec pigeons', after Jean-Baptiste Greuze

'Une fillette avec pigeons', after Jean-Baptiste Greuze

Estimate:

15,000 - 20,000 GBP

Lot sold:

32,760

GBP

Property from a Private Collection, Japan

John Constable, R.A.

East Bergholt, Suffolk 1776 - 1837 Hampstead

'Une fillette avec pigeons', after Jean-Baptiste Greuze


oil on canvas

unframed: 73.2 x 60.5 cm.; 28 3/4 x 23 3/4 in.

framed: 99.5 x 88.3 cm.; 39 1/8 x 34 3/4 in.

Painted for Cordelia, Lady Jackson;
By whom bequeathed to her daughter, Henrietta;
Thence by family descent to Mrs P. Whitehead Smith;
By whom anonymously sold ('The Property of a Lady'), London, Christie's, 22 April 1983, lot 54, to Dallas;
With Anthony Dallas & Son Ltd., London, 1984.
R.B. Beckett, John Constable's Correspondence: The Correspondence with C.R. Leslie, R.A., vol. III, Suffolk 1965, pp. 42, 50, 52 and 55;
R.B. Beckett, John Constable's Correspondence: Patrons, Dealers and Fellow Artists, vol. IV, Suffolk 1966, p. 409;
T. Boyd, 'English Girl: French Style', in Country Life, vol. CLXIII, 1978, p. 1660;
G. Reynolds, The later paintings and drawings of John Constable, New Haven and London 1984, text vol., p. 230, cat. no. 31.15, plates vol., reproduced pl. 802;
M. Cormack, Constable, Oxford 1986, pp. 213 and 249, note 24;
J. Ingamells, The Wallace Collection. Catalogue of Pictures. French before 1815, London 1989, vol. III, pp. 199 and 200 (note 4), under cat. no. P428.