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John Constable, 1776–1837, British

Dedham Lock

Former Title(s):

Lock near Dedham

Sketch for the lock on the Stour

Canal Study

between 1819 and 1820
Oil on paper laid on canvas
5 1/4 x 7 3/8 inches (13.3 x 18.7 cm) and 8 3/4 × 10 3/4 × 1 inches (22.2 × 27.3 × 2.5 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
boats | brushstrokes | building | cityscape | figures | landscape | lock | people | yellow
Associated Places:
Dedham | England | Essex | Europe | United Kingdom
On view in the galleries
IIIF Manifest:

Yale University Art Gallery 2015 - 2016 (Yale University Art Gallery, 2015-07-27 - 2015-01-05) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

The Critique of Reason : Romantic Art, 1760–1860 (Yale University Art Gallery, 2015-03-06 - 2015-07-26) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

John Constable - 20 Years of Oil Sketches (1809-1829) (Salander-O'Reilly Galleries, LLC, 2007-04-03 - 2007-06-16) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

John Constable (1776-1837) (Salander-O'Reilly Galleries, LLC, 1988-05-09 - 1988-06-27) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

John Constable - A Selection of Paintings from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon (National Gallery of Art, 1969-04-30 - 1969-11-01) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Painting in England 1700-1850 - From The Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon (Yale University Art Gallery, 1965-04-15 - 1965-06-20) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Paul Arthur Cheramy, La collection Cheramy, catalogue raisonné précédé d'études sur les maitres principaux de la collection , R. Piper et Cie, Munich, 1908, No. 48, NJ18 C42328 A12 M45+ (LSF) [ORBIS]

Hermine Chivian-Cobb, Constable's oil sketches, 1809-29, the Maria Bicknell years , Salander-O'Reilly Galleries, LLC, New York, 2007, pp. 49, 62, pl. no. 8, fig. 39, NJ18 C74 C78 2007 + (YCBA) [YCBA]

Malcolm Cormack, A Concise Catalogue of Paintings in the Yale Center for British Art, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1985, pp. 58-59, N590.2 A83 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Malcolm Cormack, Constable, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK & New York, NY, 1986, pp. 106-9, 168.., pl. 102, NJ18 C74 C75 OVERSIZE (YCBA) [YCBA]

Peter L. Donhauser, Salander-O'Reilly Galleries, New York ; Exhibtiion, ART News, vol. 87, October 1988, p. 174, N1 A6 OVERSIZE (HAAS) [ORBIS]

Exhibition of paintings by John Constable, 1776-1837, 8th July to 30th August, 1952 at the Guildhall Art Gallery. , The Guildhall Art Gallery, London, 1952, p. 5, no. 19, NJ18 C74 E95 1952 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Robert Hoozee, L'opera completa di Constable, 98, Rizzoli, Milano, Italy, 1979, p. 112, no. 257, NJ18 C74 A12 +H66 (YCBA) [YCBA]

John Constable, a selection of paintings from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon. , National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1969, p. 36-37, no. 33, NJ18 C74 U5 (YCBA) [YCBA]

George Dunlop Leslie, John Constable, R.A., Art Journal, Virtue, London, January 1903, p. 6, Available online at British Periodicals II Article retrieved from British Periodicals II [ORBIS]

Painting in England 1700-1850 from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, The Royal Academy of Arts Winter Exhibition 1964-65., , Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK, 1964, p. 28 (v.1), no. 89, ND466 R68 1964/65 (YCBA) Also available on Microfiche: Fiche B214 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Leslie Parris, The Later Paintings and Drawings of John Constable, Book Review , Burlington Magazine, Vol. 127, No.984, March 1985, p. 165, N1 B87 + (YCBA) [YCBA]

Leslie Parris, The Tate Gallery Constable collection, a catalogue , Tate Britain, London, UK, 1981, pp. 101-02, fig. 2, NJ18 C74 P374 + (YCBA) [YCBA]

Graham Reynolds, John Constable, R.A. (1776-1837), an exhibition : paintings, drawings, watercolors, mezzotints , Salander-O'Reilly Galleries, LLC, New York, 1988, p. 41, pl. 14, NJ18 C74 R497 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Graham Reynolds, The later paintings and drawings of John Constable, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 1984, p. 64, no. 20.91, p. 206, NJ18 C74 R485 + (YCBA) [YCBA]

Michael Rosenthal, Constable, Thames and Hudson, London, UK, 1987, p. 137, fig. 130, NJ18 C74 R683 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Michael Rosenthal, Constable, the painter and his landscape, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 1983, pp. 160-63, fig. 199, NJ18 C74 R68 OVERSIZE (YCBA) [YCBA]

Ian St. John, Dedham : Constable country, Suffolk Walker, East Bergholt, 2005, p. 17, fig. no. 24, V 2535 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Basil Taylor, Constable, paintings, drawings and watercolours; , Phaidon, London, UK, 1973, p. 207, note 49, no. 131, NJ18 C74 T39 + (YCBA) [YCBA]

The catalogue of a centenary memorial exhibition of John Constable, his origins and influence : illustrating the various periods of his work, also the work of his predecessors, and his influence on the art of his successors : 21st April to 29th May, 1937, held at Messrs. Wildenstein's Galleries , Wildenstein Galleries, London, 1937, p. 29, no. 47, NJ18 C74 T87 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Yale University Art Gallery, Painting in England, 1700-1850, from the collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, [exhibition at] Yale University Art Gallery, April 15-June 20, 1965. , vol. 1, W. Clowes and sons, New Haven, 1965, p. 15 (v.1), no. 51, ND466 Y35 (YCBA) [YCBA]

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