DETAIL: John CONSTABLE,  Great Britain 1776 � 1837  'Harwich Lighthouse' c.1820 oil on canvas Tate, London, gift of Maria Louisa Constable, Isabel Constable and Lionel Bicknell Constable in 1888 Tate, London 2005
John CONSTABLE | Landscape with passing storm clouds

Great Britain 1776 – 1837
Landscape with passing storm clouds 1829
pencil and grey wash
wove sketchbook paper on cardboard
REYNOLDS. The Later Paintings & Drawings of John Constable.
sheet 23.4 (h) x 33.6 (w) cm
not signed;
not dated.
Gift of Harold Day 1990
NGA 1989.1363

This sheet comes from a sketchbook that Constable used in 1829. Day has suggested that the lightly sketched in figures may be playing rounders (Harold Day, John Constable RA 1776–1837: Drawings, Eastbourne: Eastbourne Fine Art, 1975, p. 81).

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