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On display at V&A South Kensington
Request to view at the Prints & Drawings Study Room, room WS , Case R, Shelf 52, Box L

Hampstead Heath, Harrow in the distance

Oil Sketch
ca. 1820-ca. 1830 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Landscape view of Hampstead Heath with a low horizon and cloudy skies.


object details
Category
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Oil on canvas
Brief Description
Oil sketch, 'Hampstead Heath, Harrow in the distance' by Constable.
Physical Description
Landscape view of Hampstead Heath with a low horizon and cloudy skies.
Dimensions
  • Estimate height: 19.7cm
  • Estimate width: 25.1cm
  • Stretcher height: 205mm
  • Stretcher width: 260mm
  • Stretcher depth: 15mm
  • Frame height: 45.2cm (Note: Taken from frame)
  • Frame width: 50.3cm (Note: Taken from frame)
Dimensions taken from Catalogue of the Constable Collection, Graham Reynolds, Victoria and Albert Museum, London: HMSO, 1973
Style
Credit line
Given by Isabel Constable
Object history
Given by Isabel Constable, 1888
Historical context
'In 1830 Constable was a member of the Hanging Committee of the Royal Academy (see the note to No. 321 [FA 38] above). He exhibited views of Helmingham Park and Hampstead Heath and another landscape at the Royal Academy. The first number of English Landscape Scenery was published in June or July.'



[G Reynolds, 1973, p.198]
Place Depicted
Bibliographic References
  • Catalogue of the Constable Collection, Graham Reynolds, Victoria and Albert Museum, London: HMSO, 1973, cat. no. 333
  • Chivian-Cobb, Hermine, (ed.), Constable's Oil Sketches 1809-29: the Maria Bicknell Years, New York, Salander-O'Reilly Galleries, 2007.
Other Number
333, plate 245 - Reynolds catalogue no.
Collection
Accession Number
123-1888

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