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Salisbury Cathedral from the North-West

John Constable

English, 1776–1837

Salisbury Cathedral from the North-West

c. 1830–39

Medium Brush and brown ink over graphite on cream wove paper
Dimensions Sheet: 3 1/16 x 2 3/16 in. (7.8 x 5.6 cm) sight: 2 15/16 x 2 3/16 in. (7.5 x 5.6 cm)
Object Number 2007.8.50
Acquisition Gift of the Manton Art Foundation in memory of Sir Edwin and Lady Manton, 2007
Status Off View

Image Caption

John Constable, Salisbury Cathedral from the North-West, c. 1830–39, Brush and brown ink over graphite on cream wove paper. Gift of the Manton Art Foundation in memory of Sir Edwin and Lady Manton, 2007. The Clark Art Institute, 2007.8.50.

Bibliography

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

Provenance

The artist; possibly Isabel Constable, his daughter, by descent (d. 1888); sale, Christie’s, London, 17 June 1892, no. 183, sold to Rochefort; Rochefort (in 1892); Randall Davies; [P. & D. Colnaghi & Co., Ltd., London, sold to Appleby, 1964]; Appleby Bros., Ltd. (in 1964, sold to Day); Harold A. E. Day (sale, Christie’s, London, 7 Apr. 1998, no. 28, sold to Ackermann & Johnson, as agent for Manton); 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.

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