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John Constable, 1776–1837, British

Cloud Study with Trees

Former Title(s):

Study of Clouds and Trees

Oil on paper on board
Support (PTG): 6 3/4 x 12 inches (17.1 x 30.5 cm)

Incribed in artist's hand on label removed from verso, in brown ink: "Sept 27th 1821, 10 morning, | fine morning after Rainey | night"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
blue | clouds | green (color) | meteorology | motion | pink (color) | science | texture | trees | white (color)
Not on view

Constable : le choix de Lucian Freud, Petit Journal des grandes expositions, Paris, 2002, p. 11, fig. no. 22, V 1016 (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. 58-59, N590.2 A83 (YCBA)

Malcolm Cormack, Constable, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK & New York, NY, 1986, pp. 132, 137, pl. 133, NJ18 C74 C75 OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Malcolm Cormack, Oil on water, oil sketches by British watercolorists , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1986, pp. 18-19, fig. 7, ND467 C67 (YCBA)

Robert Hoozee, L'opera completa di Constable, 98, Rizzoli, Milano, Italy, 1979, p. 118, no. 307, 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. 42-43, no. 41, NJ18 C74 U5 (YCBA)

Graham Reynolds, Constable's England, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, 1983, pp. 17, 18, fig. 5, NJ18 C74 R496 (YCBA)

Graham Reynolds, The later paintings and drawings of John Constable, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 1984, p/ 82 (v.1), no. 21.53, pl. 257, NJ18 C74 R485 + (YCBA)

John E. Thornes, John Constable's skies, a fusion of art and science , University of Birmingham Press, Birmingham, UK, 1999, p. 234, no. 20, pl. 102, NJ18 C74 T56 1999 (YCBA)

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