John Crome | A View near Woodbridge, Suffolk

JOHN CROME
British, 1768–1821

A View near Woodbridge, Suffolk

Oil on canvas
26 x 31 inches (66.1 x 78.7 cm)
Framed: 32 x 37½ inches (81.2 x 95.2 cm)

Collins-Baker, Keeper of the National Gallery, dated this work circa 1809–11 in his Crome monograph published in 1921.

Provenance
Sam Mendel, Manley Hall, Manchester (sale, Christie's, London, April 24, 1875, lot 437)
James Price, London, acquired at the above sale (sale, Christie's, London, June 15, 1895, illustrated)
Gooden, acquired at the above sale
Henry Hirsch, London (sale, Christie's, London, June 12, 1931, lot 3, sold for 330 guineas)
Anderson, acquired at the above sale 

Exhibited
London, Royal Academy, Exhibition of the Works of the Old Masters together with Works of Deceased Masters of the British School, 1872, p. 4, no. 14 (lent by Sam Mendel)
Norwich, Norwich Castle, Crome Centenary, 1921, p. 34, no. 36 (lent by Henry Hirsch) 

Literature
W.F. Dickes, Norwich School of Painting, London, 1905, pp. 65, 93
C.H. Collins-Baker, Crome, London, 1921, pp. 174, 190  

$42,000

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