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Creator Attributed to John Constable, 1776–1837, British
Formerly John Constable, 1776–1837, British
Title Fire in London, Seen from Hampstead
Alternate Title(s) The Burning of the Houses of Parliament
Fire at the House of Parliament, Oct. 16, 1834, as seen from Hampstead
Fire in London, from Hampstead
Date ca. 1826
Medium Oil on paper laid on panel
Dimensions 3 3/4 x 6 inches (9.5 x 15.2 cm)
Credit Line Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Accession Number B2001.2.24
Collection Paintings and Sculpture
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Subject Terms cityscape | clouds | dark | evening | fire | moon | red | shadow | sky | smoke
Place Represented England | Europe | Hampstead | London | Palace of Westminster | St. Paul's Cathedral | United Kingdom

Painting in England 1700-1850, collection of Mr. & Mrs. Paul Mellon., Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA, 1963, p. 85 (v.1), no. 116, ND466 V57 v.1-2 (YCBA)

Graham Reynolds, The later paintings and drawings of John Constable, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 1984, p. 62 (v.1), no. 20.79, pl. 198 (v.2), NJ18 C74 R485 + (YCBA)

John Constable, a selection of paintings from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon., National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1969, pp. 60-61, no. 65, NJ18 C74 U5 (YCBA)

Louis Hawes, Presences of Nature : British Landscape, 1780-1830, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1982, pp. 191-92, no. VI.11, pl. 164, ND1354.4 H38 (YCBA)

Robert Hoozee, L'opera completa di Constable, 98, Rizzoli, Milano, Italy, 1979, p. 134, no. 471, NJ18 C74 A12 +H66 (YCBA)

Yale University Art Gallery, Painting in England, 1700-1850, from the collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, [exhibition at] Yale University Art Gallery, April 15-June 20, 1965., vol. 1, W. Clowes and sons, New Haven, 1965, p. 15 (v.1), no. 50, ND466 Y35 (YCBA)

Painting in England 1700-1850 from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, The Royal Academy of Arts Winter Exhibition 1964-65., , Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK, 1964, p. 28 [v.1], no. 88, ND466 R68 1964 65 (YCBA) , Also available on Microfiche: Fiche B214 (YCBA)

Charles Robert Leslie, Memoirs of the life of John Constable, R.A., The Medici Society, Ltd., London, UK, 1937, p 320, NJ18 C74 L47 1937 (YCBA)

Charles Robert Leslie, Memoirs of the life of John Constable composed chiefly of his letters, Phaidon Press, London, UK, 1951, p. 237, NJ18 C74 L47 1951 (YCBA)

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