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Creator:
John Constable, 1776–1837, British
Title:

Sky Study with Rainbow

Former Title(s):

Sky Study with A Rainbow

Date:
1827
Medium:
Watercolor on medium, smooth, blued white wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 7/8 x 7 1/4 inches (22.5 x 18.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper right: "May 20th 1827"

G & R Turner watermark

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.1874
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
landscape | meteorology | rain | science | studies
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:13043
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A loan exhibition of English drawings and watercolours from the collection of Mr and Mrs Paul Mellon of Upperville, Virginia, P. & D. Colnaghi & Co., London, 1964, cat. no. 41, N5247.M385 L62 (YCBA)

Graham Reynolds, The later paintings and drawings of John Constable, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 1984, 27.11, NJ18 C74 R485 + (YCBA)

John E. Thornes, John Constable's skies, a fusion of art and science , University of Birmingham Press, Birmingham, UK, 1999, pp. 135-36, pl. 52, NJ18 C74 T56 1999 (YCBA)

Yale University Art Gallery, English drawings and watercolors, from the collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, April 15 - June 20, 1965 , New Haven, 1965, cat. no. 41, NC228 Y34 (YCBA)

Mahonri Sharp Young, The Mellon Drawings at the Morgan, Apollo, vo. 95, no. 122, April, 1972, pp. 332, 334, fig. 8, N1 A54 + (YCBA) Another copy available in Vertical File - V 2330


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