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John Constable, 1776–1837, British

Stratford Mill

Former Title(s):

Stratford Mill, "The Young Waltonians" [1985, Cormack, YCBA Concise Catalogue]

Landscape [1820, Royal Academy of Arts, London, exhibition catalogue]

1819 to 1820
Oil on canvas
Support (PTG): 51 1/2 x 72 1/2 inches (130.8 x 184.2 cm)

Signed, lower right: "John Constable. R. A. | London"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
boat | boys | clouds | dark | fishing | fishing rod | house | landscape | light | mill | paper mill | recreation | river | riverbanks | sky | texture | trees | water | wood
Associated Places:
England | Europe | Stour | Stratford St. Mary | Suffolk | United Kingdom
On view in the galleries
IIIF Manifest:

Acquisitions : The First Decade 1977-1986, Yale Center for British Art , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1986, pp. 5, 9, 12, no. 9, col. pl. 7, N590.2 A7 OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Nina Amstutz, Landscape and the Architecture of Light: John Constable's Clouds at the Yale Center for British Art, Oxford University Press, London, 2017, p. 2, fig. 1, V 2736 (YCBA)

John Baskett, Paul Mellon's Legacy: a Passion for British Art: Masterpieces from the Yale Center for British Art, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 2007, pp. 34, 35, 288, fig. 8, N5220 M552 P38 2007 OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Ronald Brymer Beckett, Constable and his critics, Apollo, vol. 82, London, July 1962, pp. 365-371, N1 A54 82 OVERSIZE

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)

Malcolm Cormack, Constable, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK & New York, NY, 1986, pp. 33, 113..., pl. 110, NJ18 C74 C75 OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Martina Droth, Britain in the world: Highlights from the Yale Center for British Art in honor of Amy Meyers, Yale University Press, New Haven, London, p. 108, N6761 .Y33 2019 (LC) (YCBA)

H. G. Fell, Constable's Stratford Mill for the Nation, Connoisseur, vol. 118, September 1946, p. 53, N1 C75 117-118 OVERSIZE

Ian Fleming-Williams, Constable and his drawings, Philip Wilson Publishers Ltd, London, UK, 1990, pp. 290-91, fig. 265, NJ18 C74 F53 1990 (YCBA)

Charles John Holmes, Constable and his influence on landscape painting, Archibald Constable and Company, Limited, Westminster, UK, 1902, oop. p. 92, Folio A N80 (YCBA)

John Constable's correspondence, H. M. Stationery Off., London, vol. 6, p. 76, NJ18 C74 A2 1962 (YCBA)

George Dunlop Leslie, John Constable, R.A., Art Journal, Virtue, London, January 1903, p. 8, Available online at British Periodicals II Article retrieved from British Periodicals II

Anne Lyles, Constable, the great landscapes , Tate Publishing, London, UK, 2006, pp. 37, 23,48,, no. 30, NJ18 C74 C77 2006 + (YCBA)

Julia Marciari-Alexander, This other Eden, paintings from the Yale Center for British Art , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1998, pp. 18, 132, 134, no. 53, fig. 17, ND1314.3 Y36 1998 (YCBA)

Leslie Parris, Constable, pictures from the exhibition , Tate Publishing, London, UK, 1991, pp. 40-41, NJ18 C74 P373 1991 (YCBA)

Leslie Parris, Constable, Tate Publishing, London, UK, 1991, pp.199, 200..., no. 99, NJ18 C74 P372 1991 + (YCBA)

Leslie Parris, The Later Paintings and Drawings of John Constable, Book Review , Burlington Magazine, Vol. 127, No.984, March 1985, pp. 165, 167, N1 B87 + (YCBA)

Paul Mellon's Legacy, a passion for British art. [large print labels] , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 2007, v. 3, N5220 M552 +P381 2007, Mellon Shelf (YCBA)

Graham Reynolds, Constable, the natural painter, Panther, St. Albans, UK, 1976, pp. 15..., NJ18 C74 R48 1976 (YCBA)

Graham Reynolds, Stratford Mill by John Constable, R.A., Art at Auction, 1983, pp. 48-53, fig. 1, N8640 S62 A7+ (LSF - MUDD)

Graham Reynolds, The later paintings and drawings of John Constable, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 1984, p. 45 (v.1), no. 20.2, pl. 130 (v.2), NJ18 C74 R485 + (YCBA)

Duncan Robinson, Acquisitions : The First Decade 1977 - 1986, , Burlington Magazine, vol. 128, October 1986, pp. 5, 9, 12, no. 9, col. .pl. 7, N1 B87 128:3 OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Michael Rosenthal, Constable, Thames and Hudson, London, UK, 1987, pp. 109, 111, NJ18 C74 R683 (YCBA)

Andrew Shirley, The published mezzotints of David Lucas after John Constable, R.A., a catalogue and historical account , Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1930, p. 201, no. 38, NJ18 C74 S5 + (YCBA)

Ian St. John, Dedham : Constable country, Suffolk Walker, East Bergholt, 2005, p. 21, fig. no. 28, V 2535 (YCBA)

The Royal Academy, The Graphic, London, Saturday, January 9, 1886, p. 31, Available online at 19th Century Brit Newspapers Article retrieved from 19th Century British Newspapers

Izaak Walton, The compleat angler, or, The contemplative man's recreation. Being a discourse of fish and fishing, not unworthy the perusal of most anglers ..., T. Maxey for Rich. Marriot, London, pp. 16-17, Ig W175 653 (BEINECKE)

John Wilmerding, In honor of Paul Mellon, collector and benefactor, Essays , National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC & Hanover, NH, 1986, pp. 70-8, N7442.2 M455 1986 (YCBA)

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