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ID number: BIRBI-39.21
Institution: The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Artist / Maker: Crome, John Berney (1794-1842); Crome, John (1768-1821)
Title / Object name / Definition: A view near Harwich
Object type: Painting
Place made: Harwich
Date made: About 1805/7
Materials: Oil on canvas
Measurements: 114.3 x 96.5 cm
Provenance: From the collection of john Bernay Crome; Edward Lombe, 1848; bequeathed to T. Wells; Miss Wells; sold in 1915 to Mr Sulley and Mr Boswell, Christie's, 1 June 1934, the property of A. J. Sulley; purchased from Messrs W. Boswell & Son, Norwich, 1939 for £900.
Description: This painting was begun by John Crome about 1805/7, but it was overpainted by his son around 1832. The alterations were made so that it formed a pair with John Berney Crome’s Near Bury St Edmunds. The foreground and the building to the left are the only part of the elder Crome’s original still visible. The title is a traditional one and it has not been possible to identify the exact location.
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