The Octagonal House, Putney Heath

John Constable

English, 1776–1837

The Octagonal House, Putney Heath

6 Aug. 1816

Medium graphite on cream wove paper
Dimensions Image: 3 1/2 x 4 5/8 in. (8.9 x 11.7 cm) Sheet: 3 1/2 x 4 3/4 in. (8.9 x 12 cm)
Object Number 2007.8.28
Acquisition Gift of the Manton Art Foundation in memory of Sir Edwin and Lady Manton, 2007
Status Off View

Image Caption

John Constable, The Octagonal House, Putney Heath, 6 Aug. 1816, graphite on cream wove paper. Clark Art Institute, gift of the Manton Art Foundation in memory of Sir Edwin and Lady Manton, 2007.8.28


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Arthur Hawley; bequeathed to Uppingham School, sold by the Trustees of Uppingham School to Oscar & Peter Johnson, Ltd., London, as agent for Manton, Apr. 1980; Sir Edwin A. G. Manton, New York (1980–d. 2005); Manton Family Art Foundation (2005–2007, given to the Clark); Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, 2007.