Dedham from Langham thumbnail 1
Dedham from Langham thumbnail 2
Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Request to view at the Prints & Drawings Study Room, room WS , Case R, Shelf 75, Box L

Dedham from Langham

ca. 1830 (made)
Place Of Origin

Oil sketch of a country landscape.

object details
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Oil on canvas
Brief Description
Oil sketch of a county landscape by Constable, England, 19th century.
Physical Description
Oil sketch of a country landscape.
  • Approx. height: 21.6cm
  • Approx. width: 30.5cm
  • Frame height: 503mm
  • Frame width: 548mm
  • Frame depth: 40mm
Dimensions taken from Catalogue of the Constable Collection, Graham Reynolds, Victoria and Albert Museum, London: HMSO, 1973
Marks and Inscriptions
  • John Constable R.A. Summer Morning engraved with alterations for the "English landscape". (A paper label on the stretcher in inscribed in ink. Not in the artist's hand.)
  • Summer Morning - Engraved. (Inscribed on the stretcher itself in ink. Not in the artist's hand.)
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]
Subject depicted
Place Depicted
Bibliographic References
  • Parris, Leslie and Fleming-Williams, Ian. Constable London : The Tate Gallery, 199117
  • Morris, Edward, ed. Constable's Clouds: Paintings and Cloud Studies by John Constable , Edinburgh : National Galleries of Scotland ; Liverpool : National Museums and Galleries on Merseyside, c2000. 176 p. : ill. (some col.). ISBN 1903278058 (paperback), 1903278066 (hardback).
  • Catalogue of the Constable Collection, Graham Reynolds, Victoria and Albert Museum, London: HMSO, 1973, pp. 198, 201, 202
  • Hoozee, Robert (ed.), British Vision. Observation and Imagination in British Art 1750-1950, Brussels : Mercatorfonds ; Ghent : Museum voor Schone Kunsten, 2007156
  • Christine Dixon, Ron Radford and Lucina Ward Turner to Monet. The Triumph of Landscape Painting, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, 2008
  • Feaver, William, Lucian Freud on John Constable, London, British Council, 2003
Other Number
332, plate 241 - Reynolds catalogue no.
Accession Number

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