The etching is printed on handmade wove paper and is signed and numbered by the artists in pencil. The etching is numbered 33 of 50 copies. Published by Bernard Jacobson, London in 1976. The etching is in its original Bernard Jacobson mahogany frame and has not been examined out of frame, but appears to be in excellent condition.
Image/plate size 189 x 236 mm (7.5 x 9.25 inches)
Sheet size 510 x 635 mm (20 x 25 inches)
Reference: Herdman 7601 ; Reynolds 275. Herdman also states that there were also 10 Artist’s Proofs numbered l to X and 4 other Artist’s’ Proofs.
‘Salisbury was the home of Constable’s patron, Bishop Fisher and his nephew – the artist’s great friend and adviser – John Fisher. The magnificent cathedral at Salisbury was the stimulus for some of Constable’s most moving landscapes.’ Tate Gallery Web Site-Frances Fowle