John Constable, David Lucas Stoke by Neyland, Suffolk published 1830

Artwork details

Artist
John Constable 1776–1837
David Lucas 1802–1881
Date Published 1830
Medium Mezzotint on paper
Dimensions Image: 145 x 219 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Purchased 1985
Reference
T04040
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‘The solemn stillness of Nature in a Summer’s Noon, when attended by thunder-clouds, is the sentiment attempted in this print’.

The church tower is lit dramatically; it presides over a working landscape that allows it and the surrounding dwellings to grow directly from the land.

September 2004

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