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 | Cloud study

Great Britain 1776 – 1837
Cloud study 1822
oil on paper
29.2 (h) x 48.2 (w) cm
The Frick Collection, New York, bequest of Henrietta E.S. Lockwood in memory of her father and mother, Ellery Sedgewick and Mabel Cabot Sedgewick, 2000
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In October 1822 Constable wrote to his friend John Fisher that he had painted ‘about 50 careful studies of skies tolerably large’ (Beckett VI,  p. 98).

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