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John Constable, 1776–1837

Old Sarum at Noon

Additional Title(s):

Verso: Graphite Sketch

Materials & Techniques:
Graphite on medium, slightly textured, white wove paper
Sheet: 9 1/8 x 13 1/4 inches (23.2 x 33.7 cm)

Inscribed in artist's hand in graphite, lower left: "July 20th 1829, Noon. Old Sarum."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Drawings & Watercolors
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
figures | landscape | view
Associated Places:
England | Europe | Old Sarum | Salisbury | United Kingdom | Wiltshire
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IIIF Manifest:

Constable - Impressions of Land, Sea and Sky (National Museum of New Zealand, Te Papa Tongarewa, 2006-07-07 - 2006-10-08) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Constable - Impressions of Land, Sea and Sky (National Gallery of Australia, 2006-03-03 - 2006-06-12) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Masters of British Painting: John Constable (Musée du Louvre, 2002-10-08 - 2003-01-13) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

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

English Landscape (Paul Mellon Collection) 1630-1850 (Yale Center for British Art, 1977-04-19 - 1977-07-17) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Christie's sale catalogue : catalogue of English pictures and drawings, 1700-1950 : 18 November 1960, Christie's, London, 18 Nov 1960, p. 4, lot 7, Auction Catalogues (YCBA)

Algernon Graves, The Royal Academy of Arts, A complete dictionary of contributors and their work from its foundation in 1769 to 1904 , , Henry Graves & Co., London, 1905 - 1906, p. 124, 1834, no. 481, N5054 G73 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Louis Hawes, Presences of Nature : British Landscape, 1780-1830, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1982, pp. 173-4, no. IV.27, pl. 148, ND1354.4 H38 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Charles John Holmes, Constable and his influence on landscape painting, Archibald Constable and Company, Limited, Westminster, UK, 1902, p. 249, Folio A N80 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Graham Reynolds, Catalogue of the Constable collection, H.M. Stationery Off., London, p. 190, no. 322, 359, NJ18 C74 R495 1960 [ORBIS]

Sketches by Constable from the Victoria and Albert Museum. Circulated by the Smithsonian Institution, 1965-1966., Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. : US, p. 27, no. 50, NJ18 C74 S65 1965 (YCBA) [YCBA]

The published mezzotints of David Lucas after John Constable, R.A., a catalogue and historical account, by the Hon. Andrew Shirley..., The Clarendon Press, Oxford : UK, pp. 166-167, no. 8, NJ18 C74 S5+ (YCBA) [YCBA]

Timothy Wilcox, Constable and Salisbury : the soul of landscape, , Scala Publishers, London, UK, 2011, pp. 120, 166, 168-69, fig. 135, NJ18.C74 W53 2011 Oversize (YCBA) [YCBA]

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