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 | Hampstead Heath looking to Harrow, (sunset)

Great Britain 1776 – 1837
Hampstead Heath looking to Harrow, (sunset) c.1821 - 22
oil on paper laid on canvas
29.5 (h) x 48.5 (w) cm
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Constable painted this poetic view with Harrow Hill bathed in a diffuse and watery light on a still, hazy summer evening a little while before sunset. It makes an interesting contrast with Hampstead Heath, sun setting over Harrow 12 September 1821  , which Constable depicted from a similar viewpoint and with the same foreground features. -

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