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Creator:
John Constable, 1776–1837
Title:

Cloud Study

Former Title(s):

Landscape at Hampstead, Trees and Storm Clouds [1985, Cormack, YCBA Concise Catalogue]

Clouds over a Landscape with a tall Tree [1984, The later paintings and drawings of John Constable, catalogue raisonné]

Landscape at Hampstead: Trees and Storm Clouds [1969, John Constable: a selection of paintings from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, exhibition catalogue]

Date:
ca. 1821
Materials & Techniques:
Oil on paper laid on card
Dimensions:
8 x 10 3/4 inches (20.3 x 27.3 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.148
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
clouds | dark | light | meteorology | science | silhouette | sky | trees
Access:
Not on view
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:659
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Created by John Constable (1776-1837), the artist; by descent to his son, Lionel Bicknell Constable, (1828-1887); … ; acquired by Sir Michael Ernest Sadler (1861-1943); by descent to his son, Michael Sadleir (1888-1957); acquired by Gilbert Israel Davis (1899-1983); purchased by P. & D. Colnaghi & Co. for Paul Mellon (1907-1999), March 1965; by whom given to Yale Center for British Art, December 1981.

Picturesque and Sublime - Thomas Cole's Trans-Atlantic Inheritance (Thomas Cole National Historic Site, 2018-04-29 - 2018-11-04) [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]

Timothy J. Barringer, Picturesque and sublime : Thomas Cole's trans-Atlantic inheritance, Yale University Press, New Haven and London, 2018, pp. 114-15, no. 13, NJ18 .C67 B37 2018 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Malcolm Cormack, Concise Catalogue of Paintings in the Yale Center for British Art, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1985, pp. 60-61, N590.2 A83 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Robert Hoozee, L'opera completa di Constable, 98, Rizzoli, Milano, Italy, 1979, p. 146, no. 578, 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. 42-43, no. 42, NJ18 C74 U5 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Graham Reynolds, The later paintings and drawings of John Constable, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 1984, p. 97 (v.1), no. 21.123, pl. 326 (v.2), NJ18 C74 R485 + (YCBA) [YCBA]


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