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John Constable: Study for The Haywain (detail)
Photograph by Martin Beek, Creative Commons licensed


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John Constable

[English Romantic Painter, 1776-1837]

• Relationships: Father of Lionel Bicknell Constable.
• Subject matter:  Specializes in Landscapes.
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    John Constable Works Online    
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Original works by John Constable available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteBirmingham Museums & Art Gallery, UK
Study of Clouds - Evening, 1822

Notable SiteJohn Constable at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
The Glebe Farm, 1827

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!
Many works online

Notable SiteFitzwilliam Museum at the University of Cambridge, UK

Notable SiteFitzwilliam Museum PHAROS Website, Cambridge, UK

Notable SiteJohn Constable at the Louvre Museum, Paris
Weymouth Bay with Approaching Storm

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Database, Paris
2 paintings

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Graphic Art Database, Paris (in French)  
Many works on paper online

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!  

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!
Watercolor collection online

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!
Paintings collection online

Notable SiteNational Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh   NEW!

Notable SiteNational Gallery, London, UK

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Includes a biography of the artist

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Australia, Canberra

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Australia, Canberra
Many zoomable images from the 2006 exhibition, Constable: Impressions Of Land, Sea and Sky

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Canada, Ottawa  
3 paintings

Notable SiteNeue Pinakothek, Munich, Germany

Notable SiteRoyal Academy of Arts Collection, London, UK

Notable SiteSmithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.   NEW!

Notable SiteTate Gallery, London, UK

Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
A Cottage in a Cornfield, 1817

Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, British Columbia

Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
Landscape with goatherd and goats

Ashmolean Museum at the University of Oxford, UK

Beaverbrook Art Gallery, New Brunswick

Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Cincinnati Art Museum, Ohio   NEW!
Waterloo Bridge

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
72 works by or related to the artist

Currier Gallery of Art, New Hampshire
Dedham Lock and Mill, 1820

Denver Art Museum / Berger Collection, Colorado
Yarmouth Pier, 1822

Dublin City Gallery | The Hugh Lane, Dublin, Ireland   NEW!

Dulwich Picture Gallery, London, UK   NEW!

Frick Collection, New York City   NEW!

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself

Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery, University of Glasgow, Scotland
A Stream overhung by trees near Epsom, pencil drawing, 1806

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Johnson Museum of Art at Cornell University, Ithaca, New York
Netley Abbey

Lázaro Galdiano Foundation Museum, Madrid (in Spanish)  

Manchester City Art Gallery, UK

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota  

Museum Collection Database for the Region of Haute-Normandie, France

Museum of London, UK
Branch Hill Pond, Hampstead, ca.1825

Museum of London, UK
The Lower Pond, Hampstead, 1822

National Gallery of Victoria, Australia
7 works online

National Museums Liverpool, UK
Cottage at East Bergholt, ca.1836

National Portrait Gallery, London, UK

New Art Gallery, Walsall, England
2 works online

New Walk Museum and Art Gallery, Leicester, England
Portrait of a Gentleman

North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh
The Old Mill in Suffolk County

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Pierpont Morgan Library, New York City
A View of the Canal, Newbury, pencil drawing with gray wash

Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow
View of Highgate, ca.1830

Royal Albert Memorial Museum and Art Gallery, Exeter, England
2 drawings online

Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium Catalogue (in French)  
La plage Brighton

Saint Louis Art Museum, Missouri
Study for The Leaping Horse (View on the Stour)

Southampton City Art Gallery, England

Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark), Copenhagen
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John Constable at the The British Museum, London, UK

The Hepworth Wakefield, England

The Huntington Library, California

The Walters Art Museum, Maryland   NEW!

Victoria and Albert Museum Catalogue, London, UK

Von der Heydt-Museum, Wuppertal, Germany (in German)  

Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester, UK
Search results for "John Constable"

Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, Connecticut

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums
Quite a few works online

D'Outre Manche Database of British Art in French Public Collections

Joconde Database of French Museum Collections (in French)  

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Christie's Past Sale Archive
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteGoogle Art Project
Cenotaph to the Memory of Sir Joshua Reynolds (National Gallery, London)

Notable SiteGoogle Art Project
The Grove, or the Admiral's House in Hampstead (Alte Nationalgalerie, Berlin)

Notable SiteGoogle Art Project
Salisbury Cathedral from the Bishop's Garden (The Frick Collection, New York)

Notable SiteJohn Constable at The Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteJohn Constable at The Artchive  

Notable SiteJohn Constable at The Athenaeum  
3 works online

Notable SiteJohn Constable in the Web Gallery of Art  

Notable SiteJohn Constable in the WebMuseum  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)

Image archive with zoomable images

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
(a welcome screen is displayed for a couple of seconds before the search results appear)


Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

El Poder de la Palabra (The Power of the Word) (in Spanish)  

Humanities Web  

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

Olga's Gallery

Rasiel's Wallpapers
(Click on the size of the scan you wish to view)
2 works by John Constable on this page

RKD Netherlands Imagebase   NEW!
Eclectic database of images that range from old black-and-white photos to superb, zoomable reproductions

USC Annenberg School for Communication

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Andrew Clayton-Payne Gallery, London, UK -- Notable past sales
Fen Lane, East Bergholt

Peter Nahum At The Leicester Galleries, London, UK
Archive of past displayed works which are "sold" or "not for sale"

The Modernist Journals Project
(Click "Retrieve Images" to see artworks)

UK Government Art Collection

Why We Think Nature is Beautiful
Illustrated article by Eugene C. Hargrove

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on John Constable  
Note: The full version of the article is available only if you follow this link. If you bookmark the article and return later, or if you navigate directly to the Britannica website, you will see a 100-word preview only. Troubleshooting

Notable SiteRKD Netherlands Institute for Art History  

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
Biographical info

artcritical, the online magazine of art and ideas
A Storm off the Coast, Brighton, 1824

The London Evening Standard
"Face to face with Constable", 2009 article by Brian Sewell

The London Evening Standard
"Freud presents Constable", 2002 article by Brian Sewell

The New York Observer
"John Constable Liked Painting Landscape, But Looked to Sky", article by Hilton Kramer

"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
Look Inside Books:Selections from the books listed below are scanned in, in high res. Text is clearly readable and art reproductions vary from so-so to excellent. Don't miss the fact that you can usually zoom in via the "View" drop-down menu, along the top row of Amazon's Online Reader.            
Search Inside Books:Same as "Look Inside", except that the entire book is scanned in, and the text is fully searchable. This is an unbelievable resource, for research and especially for previewing a book when making the decision to buy.
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Constable and His Drawings

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John Constable: The Man and His Art


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