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John Constable, 1776–1837

View Towards the Rectory, East Bergholt

Former Title(s):

View at East Bergholt

East Bergholt Rectory

Oil on canvas laid on board
4 1/4 x 5 5/8 inches (10.8 x 14.3 cm)

Inscribed on label on verso: "East Bergholt | 19th Aug[st] 1813"; inscribed on board: "Bought at Christie’s June 23 1890 Sale of | Works of J. Constable R.A. the property of the late | Captain Constable (the Artist’s son) No. 97"

Dated, lower left: "19 Aug" 1813"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
bush | field | hedge | hill | landscape | meadow | rectory | roof | trees
Associated Places:
East Bergholt | England | Suffolk | 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, p. 56-57, N590.2 A83 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Louis Hawes, Presences of Nature : British Landscape, 1780-1830, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1982, pp. 63, 170, no. IV.22, pl. 52, ND1354.4 H38 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Robert Hoozee, L'opera completa di Constable, 98, Rizzoli, Milano, Italy, 1979, p. 104, no. 179, 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. 18-19, no. 10, NJ18 C74 U5 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Leslie Parris, Constable, pictures from the exhibition , Tate Publishing, London, UK, 1991, p. 86, NJ18 C74 P373 1991 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Graham Reynolds, The early paintings and drawings of John Constable, The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, New Haven, 1996, p. 182 [v.1], 13.14, pl. 1002 [v.2], NJ18 C74 R484 1996 + (YCBA) [YCBA]

Michael Rosenthal, Constable, the painter and his landscape, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 1983, p. 64, fig. 67, NJ18 C74 R68 OVERSIZE (YCBA) [YCBA]

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