John Constable Dedham Lock c.1820

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Artist
John Constable 1776–1837
Title
Dedham Lock
Date c.1820
Medium Oil paint on paper on wood
Dimensions Support: 165 x 254 mm
frame: 345 x 433 x 58 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Bequeathed by Henry Vaughan 1900
Reference
N01820
Not on display

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This is one of a small group of sketches of Dedham Lock that Constable made around 1820. Here the view seems to be taken from the upstream end of the lock. No finished painting is known to have resulted from the new studies.

September 2004

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