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Drawing - Haddon Hall
  • Haddon Hall
    John Constable, born 1776 - died 1837
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Haddon Hall

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Haddon (drawn)

  • Date:

    August 17, 1801 (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    John Constable, born 1776 - died 1837 (drawn by)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pencil and sepia wash

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case WD, shelf 12

Physical description

Drawing in pencil and sepia wash, showing a short drive and the entrance to a turreted house. Trees are on the right side.

Place of Origin

Haddon (drawn)


August 17, 1801 (drawn)


John Constable, born 1776 - died 1837 (drawn by)

Materials and Techniques

Pencil and sepia wash

Marks and inscriptions

'Haddon Augst 17'
Inscribed in top right corner by the artist

Serial number

'17th Aug'
Inscribed on the back in ink in another hand

'M. L. C.'
Inscribed on the back in pencil [Maria Louisa Constable]


Height: 171 mm, Width: 258 mm, Height: 6 3/4 in, Width: 10 1/8 in

Historical context note

'In 1801 Constable painted for Mr. Jon Reade a view of 'Old Hall, East Bergholt' (see note following No. 32, and No, 42a). Nos. 21-32 are pages from the sketchbook he used on his visit to Derbyshire in the same year.'

[G Reynolds]

Descriptive line

John Constable Haddon Hall, pencil and sepia wash. Reynolds cat no 26.

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

G. Reynolds, Victoria and Albert Museum: Catalogue of the Constable Collection, 1973, pp. 41-44


Pencil; Sepia




Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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