English, 1776 - 1837

View Toward Golding Constable’s House, East Bergholt

Date: ca. 1815

John Constable, one of the greatest landscape painters of the nineteenth century, was born and raised in East Bergholt. The tallest building, at right, is his childhood home. The workshop of John Dunthorne, his early companion in painting, is at the left. Constable’s own studio is shown at lower right.

Medium: Pencil on paper

Dimensions: H: 3 3/4 x 3 in.

Place: England

Accession: 0036

Collection: Julian Wood Glass Jr. Collection

Category: Works on Paper - Landscapes

Tags: Pencil , Paper , House , East

Purchased November, 1983 from Davis & Langdale. From the collection of Ronald Shaw Kennedy; by bequest, to private collection, until 1983. Recorded in Ian Fleming-Williams, "Constable Drawings: Some Unfamiliar Examples" in The Burlington Magazine, Vol. CXXV, No. 961 (April 1983), p. 219, illus. on p. 218 as fig. 31. Exhibited by Davis & Langdale Company, Inc., 746 Madison Avenue, New York, New York 10021. English Watercolours, November 9-30, 1983. Catalogue No. 10, Illustrated. This drawing was loaned to the Tate Gallery, London, by Mr. Glass.