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Pic: Dawsons/BNPS<br />
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Labels suggests the sketch could be a lost sketch by Constable.<br />
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A charming sketch which has been attributed the great English landscape painter John Constable has been discovered during a house clearance.<br />
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The 9ins by 5.5ins artwork, titled 'A London Terrace of Trees and Figures, shows a large Georgian townhouse surrounded with tall oak trees.<br />
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It was found in a cardboard file tucked away in the corner of a pensioner's bedroom in a property in Holland Park, central London.<br />
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The sketch was bequeathed to her by her late next door neighbour who she had known since World War Two, becoming close friends over the decades that followed.<br />
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It is now being sold with Dawsons Auctioneers, of Maidenhead, Berks, who expect it to fetch £6,000.