John Constable / Salisbury Cathedral from the Bishop's Grounds / ca. 1825John Constable
Salisbury Cathedral from the Bishop's Grounds
ca. 1825

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Creator Name: Constable, John
Creator Nationality: European; British
Creator Role: Artist
Creator Dates/Places: British, 1776-1837
Creator Name-CRT: John Constable
Title: Salisbury Cathedral from the Bishop's Grounds
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: 1823
Creation End Date: 1827
Creation Date: ca. 1825
Object Type: Paintings
Materials and Techniques: oil on canvas
Dimensions: 34 5/8 x 44 in. (87.9 x 111.8 cm)
AMICA Contributor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Owner Location: New York, New York, USA
ID Number: 50.145.8
Credit Line: Bequest of Mary Stillman Harkness, 1950

Constable's normal practice was to make full-scale oil sketches for his finished paintings. The present picture was done as a study for the painting of 1826 in the Frick Collection, New York. The figures on the left are the bishop of Salisbury and his wife, Mrs. Fisher.

AMICA ID: MMA_.50.145.8
AMICA Library Year: 2000
Media Metadata Rights: Copyright The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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