Dedham Vale


Suzanne Beadle, sale, Christie’s, London, 15 June 1982, no. 100, sold to Phillips; John Phillips (in 1982, sold to Wyld); [Andrew Wyld, London, by 1985, no. K3 8832, sold to Spink, May 1985]; [Spink & Son, Ltd., London, 1985–1986, sold to Manton, Apr. 1986]; Sir Edwin A. G. Manton (1986–d. 2005); Manton Family Art Foundation (2005–2007, given to the Clark); Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, 2007.

John Constable

English, 1776–1837

Dedham Vale


Watercolor and graphite on white wove paper

6 1/8 x 8 7/8 in. (15.5 x 22.6 cm)

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




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