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

Cloud Study

Former Title(s):

Study of Cumulus Clouds [1985, Cormack, YCBA Concise Catalogue]

Looking Southward [1937, Royal Academy of Arts, London, exhibition catalogue]

Date:
1822
Medium:
Oil on paper laid on panel
Dimensions:
11 1/4 × 19 inches (28.6 × 48.3 cm) and 16 3/4 × 24 1/2 inches (42.5 × 62.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

back: "Sep 21 1822 past one o'clock looking South wind very fresh at East, but warm."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.116
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
blue | clouds | gray (color) | landscape | light | meteorology | science | science | space | study (visual work) | texture | white (color)
Access:
On view in the galleries
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:627
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William Wordsworth and the Age of English Romanticism (New York Public Library, 1987-10 - 1988-01) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Gentle, Rural and Sublime - English Landscape Paintings and Watercolors, 1750-1850 (Denver Art Museum, 1993-12-11 - 1994-02-06) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

William Wordsworth and the Age of English Romanticism (Chicago Historical Society, 1988-04-06 - 1988-06-05) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

William Wordsworth and the Age of English Romanticism (Indiana University Art Museum, 1988-01-27 - 1988-03-06) [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]

Gemma Brace, Air Visualising the Invisible in British Art 1768-2017, Sansom & Co., Bristol, p. 35, fig. 35, N6764 .A57 2017 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Centenary exhibition of paintings and water-colours by John Constable, R.A. (1776-1837), May 4th to August 31st, 1937. , Tate Britain, London, UK, 1937, p. 20, no. 38, NJ18 C74 T36 1937 (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. 62-63, N590.2 A83 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Luke Herrmann, The Paul Mellon Collection at Burlington House, Connoisseur, v. 157, no. 634, December 1964, p. 221, N1 C75 + OVERSIZE (YCBA) Another copy available in YCBA Vertical File Collection: v 2334 [YCBA]

Robert Hoozee, L'opera completa di Constable, 98, Rizzoli, Milano, Italy, 1979, pp. 122-23, no. 346, Tav. XXXIXA, 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, pp. 48-49, no. 52, NJ18 C74 U5 (YCBA) [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. 24, no. 77, ND466 R68 1964/65 (YCBA) Also available on Microfiche: Fiche B214 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Painting in England 1700-1850, collection of Mr. & Mrs. Paul Mellon. , Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA, 1963, p. 85 (v.1),, no. 115, pl. 34 v.2), ND466 V57 v.1-2 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Graham Reynolds, The later paintings and drawings of John Constable, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 1984, p. 106 (v.1), no. 22.27, pl. 357 (v. 2), NJ18 C74 R485 + (YCBA) [YCBA]

Sotheby's sale catalogue : Catalogue of eighteenth and nineteenth century drawings and paintings : 26 July 1961, Sotheby's, London, July 26, 1961, p. 32, lot no. 160, Auction Catalogues (YCBA) [YCBA]

Basil Taylor, Constable, paintings, drawings and watercolours; , Phaidon, London, UK, 1973, p. 199, note 30, no. 62, NJ18 C74 T39 + (YCBA) [YCBA]

John E. Thornes, John Constable's skies, a fusion of art and science , University of Birmingham Press, Birmingham, UK, 1999, p. 269, no. 52, pl. 123, NJ18 C74 T56 1999 (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. 12 (v.1), no. 40, ND466 Y35 (YCBA) [YCBA]


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