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Drawing - Englefield House: detail of left turret
  • Englefield House: detail of left turret
    John Constable, born 1776 - died 1837
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Englefield House: detail of left turret

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Berkshire (made)

  • Date:

    possibly August 1832 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    John Constable, born 1776 - died 1837 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    pencil on paper

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case WD, shelf 20, box A

Physical description

Study of a turret.

Place of Origin

Berkshire (made)


possibly August 1832 (made)


John Constable, born 1776 - died 1837 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

pencil on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'They are all alike'
Inscribed at top left in pencil by the artist.


Height: 14.1 cm, Width: 22.4 cm

Historical context note

'In 1832 Constable exhibited at the Royal Academy four oil paintings and four drawings. The oil paintings included 'Waterloo Bridge, from Whitehall Stairs, June 18th, 1817' (formerly in the collection of Mr. Harry H. Ferguson; see Nos. 173-175 [290-1888, 322-1888, 604-1888] in this Catalogue); 'A Romantic House, Hampstead' (probably National Gallery No. 1246) and 'Sir Richard Steele's Cottage, Hampstead' (now in the collection of Sir Kenneth Clark). The drawings included one of 'Jaques and the Wounded Stag' (see No. 407 [795-1888] in this Catalogue). Archdeacon John Fisher died on 25 August.'

[G Reynolds, 1973, p. 204]

Descriptive line

John Constable, Englefield House: detail of left-hand turret, 1832, Reynolds cat. no. 344

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Catalogue of the Constable Collection, Graham Reynolds, Victoria and Albert Museum, London: HMSO, 1973, pp. 204, 206-207


Pencil; Paper

Subjects depicted





Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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