View towards Stratford St Mary Church by John Constable

A wooded landscape is portrayed, with trees in the foreground.

Details

Medium:
Watercolour & pencil on paper
Acquired in:
1916
Presented by:
Juliet Reckitt through The Art Fund

A church tower nestles among trees in the middle distance, with low hills beyond under a grey cloudy sky. This work is one of seven purchased at the Christie's sale held in aid of the British Red Cross Society. Miss Julia Reckitt donated the sum of £50 and the Art Fund purchased the works and distributed them to seven public institutions including the British Museum, Tate, Birmingham and Manchester.

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