Sky study with mauve clouds
Constable, John; painter; attributed to; British artist, 1776-1837
Studies consisting of clouds only, date mainly from 1822.
Probably by Lionel Constable [1828-1887].
oil paint; medium
oil on paper
height, 14.2, cm
width, 22.2, cm
bought; 1951; Thomas Agnew and Sons Ltd
Probably coll. Mrs Ella Mackinnon; bt. Henry Newson-Smith, about 1890, probably from Leggatt's Gallery, London; inherited by his son, Sir Frank Newson-Smith, Bart, 1898, his sale Christie's, 26 January 1951, lot 18 (with no. PD.7-1951 mounted together), bt. Agnew; bt. from Thos Agnew & Sons Ltd, London, together with no. PD.7-1951
From the Fairhaven Fund.
Goodison, J. W.. 1977. Catalogue of Paintings in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, Vol. III, British School.Cambridge (Cambs.): Cambridge University Pressp. 51
Reynolds, Graham. 1984. The Later Paintings and Drawings of John Constable.New Haven:
no. 21.126, pl. 329. 'Though stronger in effect than no. 21.118 and with most animated brush work, this too has to be regarded as dubiously by John Constable.'
1992. British Landscape Paintings from the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.Tokyo: p. 66-67
cat. no. 23, reproduced (colour)
Object Number: PD.8-1951
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(record id: 827; input: 1999-12-22; modified: 2017-06-08)