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

East Bergholt Church, Looking Out the South Archway of the Ruined Tower

Additional Title(s):

The South archway of the ruined Tower, East Bergholt Church

Date:
1806
Medium:
Watercolor over graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 3/8 x 5 3/8 inches (18.7 x 13.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in artist's hand, in pen and dark brown ink, lower center: "Bergholt Porch | Drawn by J. Constable 1806+ Given to my friend J.T. Smith 1823"; inscribed on verso in graphite, lower left: "[S] Bergholt Church"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.158
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
arch | architectural subject | archway | church | east | Gothic (Medieval) | south | tower (building division)
Associated Places:
East Bergholt | England | Europe | Suffolk | United Kingdom
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:8082
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Graham Reynolds, The early paintings and drawings of John Constable, The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, New Haven, 1996, p. 72 (v.1), no. 6.8, pl. 311 [v.2], NJ18 C74 R484 1996 + (YCBA)


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