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John Constable, 1776–1837, British

Old Sarum at Noon

Additional Title(s):

Verso: Graphite Sketch

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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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)

Louis Hawes, Presences of Nature : British Landscape, 1780-1830, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1982, pp. 173-74, no. IV.27, pl. 148, ND1354.4 H38 (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)

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

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)

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)

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)

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