Shipping in a Stormy Sea at Brighton

Provenance

The artist; Captain Charles Golding Constable, his son, by descent (d. 1879); Mrs. Anna Maria Constable, by descent (in 1879, possibly held in trust for one of her children); sale, Bearnes and Waycotts, Torquay, 24 June 1969, no. 239, sold to Leger; [Leger Galleries, 1969–1971, sold to Homer]; T. W. B. Homer (1971–1981), sold to Leger; [Leger Galleries, in 1981]; private collection, sold to Leger Galleries, as agent for Manton, Oct. 1995; Sir Edwin A. G. Manton, New York (1995–d. 2005); Manton Family Art Foundation (2005–2007, given to the Clark); Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, 2007.

John Constable

English, 1776–1837

Shipping in a Stormy Sea at Brighton

1824

Brush and gray ink over graphite on white wove paper

Sheet: 6 7/8 x 10 1/16 in. (17.5 x 25.6 cm)


Gift of the Manton Art Foundation in memory of Sir Edwin and Lady Manton, 2007

2007.8.40


OFF VIEW

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Clarke, Jay, ed. Landscape, Innovation, and Nostalgia: The Manton Collection of British Art. Williamstown, MA: The Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, 2012.