Studies of a Post and Anchors and of a Fisherman, Brighton

Provenance

[Stephen Somerville, Ltd., London, sold to Harper, 1988]; Peter Harper (1988–after 1991, sold to Somerville); [Stephen Somerville, Ltd., London, sold to Spink]; [Spink-Leger Pictures, sold to Manton, Feb. 1998]; Sir Edwin A. G. Manton, New York (1998–d. 2005); Manton Family Art Foundation (2005–2007, given to the Clark); Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, 2007.

John Constable

English, 1776–1837

Studies of a Post and Anchors and of a Fisherman, Brighton

c. 1824–26

Watercolor over graphite on wove paper (recto); graphite on white wove paper (verso)

Sheet: 3 11/16 x 5 7/8 in. (9.4 x 14.9 cm)


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

2007.8.41


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.