Brightwell Church and Village by John Constable

Letter from Constable to Maria Bicknell, 'On Monday I am going for a day or two from home to meet a Gentleman at a village Brightwell near Woodbridge to take a view for him - of th Church as it appears above a wood.

Details

Medium:
Oil on wood
Dimensions:
15 x 22 cm
Art Fund grant:
£7,500 ( Total: £109,227)
Acquired in:
1980
Vendor:
Covent Garden Gallery

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Provenance

Painted for the Rev. Frederick Henry Turnor Barnwell of Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk; Sir Robert Hartland; possibly family of Richard Dyke Alexander, Ipswich; the Lewis-May family, Colchester, by 1915; by descent until sold by Mrs C Lewis-May, 1978.

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