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John Constable, 1776–1837, British

Stormy Sea, Brighton

Former Title(s):

The Coast at Brighton - Stormy Evening [as published in YCBA Concise Catalogue, 1985]

Coast at Brighton; Stormy Day

Brighton, July 20th 1828

A Stormy Coast Scene at Brighton

ca. 1828
Oil on paper laid on canvas
Support (PTG): 6 1/2 × 10 1/2 inches (16.5 × 26.7 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
beach | blue | brown | brushstrokes | dark | impasto | landscape | marine art | ocean | orange | rain | sea | shore (landform) | sky | storm | white (color)
Associated Places:
Brighton | East Sussex | England | Sussex | United Kingdom
Not on view
IIIF Manifest:

Christie's sale catalogue : Works of the Late John Constable, R. A. ... Property of the Late Captain Constable ... : 23 June 1890, Christie's, Christie, Manson & Woods, London, June 23, 1890, p. 9, Lot 79, Fiche B51 (YCBA) also available online: Art Sales Catalogues Online data base, Lugt entry 49251

Malcolm Cormack, A Concise Catalogue of Paintings in the Yale Center for British Art, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1985, pp. 62-63, N590.2 A83 (YCBA)

Malcolm Cormack, Constable, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK & New York, NY, 1986, pp. 181, 187, pl. 173, NJ18 C74 C75 OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Ian Fleming-Williams, Constable and his drawings, Philip Wilson Publishers Ltd, London, UK, 1990, pp. 227-28, NJ18 C74 F53 1990 (YCBA)

John Ford, Ackermann 1783-1983 : the business of art, London, 1983, p. 192, N8640 A25 +F67 (YCBA)

Louis Hawes, Presences of Nature : British Landscape, 1780-1830, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1982, p. 137, no. II.21, pl. 112, ND1354.4 H38 (YCBA)

Robert Hoozee, L'opera completa di Constable, 98, Rizzoli, Milano, Italy, 1979, p. 136, no. 485, NJ18 C74 A12 +H66 (YCBA)

John Constable, a selection of paintings from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon. , National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1969, pp. 52-53, no. 58, NJ18 C74 U5 (YCBA)

Edward. Morris, Constable's clouds, paintings and cloud studies by John Constable , National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh & Liverpool, UK, 2000, p. 101, no. 69, NJ18 C74 C76 2000 + (YCBA)

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.25 [v.1], no. 79, ND466 R68 1964/65 (YCBA) Also available on Microfiche: Fiche B214 (YCBA)

Painting in England 1700-1850, collection of Mr. & Mrs. Paul Mellon. , Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA, 1963, p. 82 (v.1),, no. 112, pl. 43 (v.2), ND466 V57 v.1-2 (YCBA)

Graham Reynolds, The later paintings and drawings of John Constable, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 1984, p. 193 (v.1), no. 28.13, pl. 690 (v.2), NJ18 C74 R485 + (YCBA)

Basil Taylor, Constable, paintings, drawings and watercolours; , Phaidon, London, UK, 1973, pp. 205-6..., no. 124, NJ18 C74 T39 + (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. 12 (v.1), no. 42, ND466 Y35 (YCBA)

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