A wooded landscape is portrayed, with trees in the foreground.
View towards Stratford St Mary Church by John Constable, c. 1805
- Watercolour & pencil on paper
- Acquired in:
- 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.