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John Constable, 1776–1837
perhaps with assistance from John Dunthorne, 1798–1832

Harwich: The Low Lighthouse and Beacon Hill

Former Title(s):

Harwich Lighthouse [1820, Royal Academy of Arts, London, exhibition catalogue]

Harwich: Sea and Lighthouse

ca. 1820
Materials & Techniques:
Oil on canvas
13 x 20 inches (33 x 50.8 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
boats | brig | landscape | lighthouse | man | ocean | path | red | sea | ships | walkways
Associated Places:
England | Essex | Harwich | United Kingdom
Not on view
IIIF Manifest:

Presences of Nature - British Landscape 1780-1830 (Yale Center for British Art, 1982-10-20 - 1983-02-27) [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]

Malcolm Cormack, Concise Catalogue of Paintings in the Yale Center for British Art, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1985, pp. 64-65, N590.2 A83 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Catherine M. Gordon, British paintings Hogarth to Turner, Frederick Warne, London, 1981, p. 8, ND466 G67 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Louis Hawes, Presences of Nature : British Landscape, 1780-1830, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1982, pp. 26, 136, no. II.19, pl. 18, ND1354.4 H38 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Charles John Holmes, Constable and his influence on landscape painting, Archibald Constable and Company, Limited, Westminster, UK, 1902, opp. p. 96, Folio A N80 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Robert Hoozee, L'opera completa di Constable, 98, Rizzoli, Milano, Italy, 1979, p. 114, no. 271, 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. 24-25, no. 16, NJ18 C74 U5 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Charles Robert Leslie, Memoirs of the life of John Constable, R.A., The Medici Society, Ltd., London, UK, 1937, p. 170, NJ18 C74 L47 1937 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Leslie Parris, Constable : paintings, watercolours & drawings, , Tate Publishing, London, UK, 1976, p. 114, No. 178, fig. 178, NJ18 C74 P37 + (YCBA) [YCBA]

Leslie Parris, The Tate Gallery Constable collection : a catalogue, , Tate Britain, London, UK, 1981, pp. 85-88, fig. 2, NJ18 C74 P374 + (YCBA) [YCBA]

Graham Reynolds, The later paintings and drawings of John Constable, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 1984, p.47 (v.1), no. 20.9, pl. 136, NJ18 C74 R485 + (YCBA) [YCBA]

Michael Rosenthal, Constable, Thames and Hudson, London, UK, 1987, pp. 110-12, 135, fig. 102, NJ18 C74 R683 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Michael Rosenthal, Constable, the painter and his landscape, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 1983, pp. 120-1, fig. 159, NJ18 C74 R68 OVERSIZE (YCBA) [YCBA]

Basil Taylor, Constable : paintings, drawings and watercolours, , Phaidon, London, UK, 1973, p. 196, note 20, no. 43, 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. 116, NJ18 C74 T56 1999 (YCBA) [YCBA]

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