A landscape scene painted during the artist's long visit to Suffolk.
Fen Lane, East Bergholt by John Constable, c. 1817
- Oil on canvas
- 69.2 x 92.5 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £300,000 ( Total: £1,928,071; Tax remission)
- Acquired in:
- Private collector
The mud lane winds through the countryside bordered by hedges, fields and trees. Reapers can be seen working in the field on the left. The painting is unfinished and seems to have been started in the open air. This work was acquired with assistance from the Wolfson Foundation.
Sir Donald Currie by 1894; 1909 private collector; then by descent; 1990 Phillips II; private collection.