John Constable’s Correspondence.

CONSTABLE, JOHN. R.A. BECKETT, R. B., EDITED BY.

£220.00

Publisher

Suffolk Records Society.

Place

Ipswich

Date

1962-1975

Synopsis

[contents:] [i] the family at east bergholt 1807-1837 ii early friends and maria bicknell (mrs. constable). iii the correspondence with c. r. leslie, r.a. iv patrons, dealers and fellow artists. v various friends, with charles boner and the artist's children. vi the fishers. all edited with introduction and notes, by r. b. beckett. john constable's discourses. compiled and annotated by r. b. beckett. further documents and correspondence. part 1; documents edited by leslie parris and conal shields. part 2: correspondence edited by ian fleming-williams. with a tribute to r. b. beckett by norman scarfe. (suffolk records society volumes iv, vi, viii, x, xi, xii, xiv, xviii).

Item Description

EIGHT VOLUMES. Large 8vo. 6.25 x 9.75 inches. [I], v + [i] + 357 + [1] pp. + [16] pp. Suffolk Records Society; II, vii + [i] + 474 + [6] pp. The Society; III, viii + 163 pp.; IV, x + 481 pp.; V, ix + [i] + 229 pp. + [1] + [6] pp. The Society; VI, xiii + [i] + 294 pp. + [6] pp. The Society; Discourses, ix + [i] + 114 pp.; Further Documents and Correspondence, xxi + [i] + 371 pp. Bound in original green buckram, gilt, in green dust wrappers (except [I]), which have sunned spines. A very good set. Illustrated by 58 pages of plates, including 8 frontispieces with one in colour tipped in and by sketch in text. Complete set of the correspondence of the artist John Constable, also including family letters, with the addition of Constables, Discourses. The first seven volumes were compiled by the art historian, Ronald Brymer Beckett (1891-1970).

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