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Salisbury Cathedral from the Bishop's Grounds
Copyright The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Creator
John Constable (British)
British, 1776-1837
Artist
Work
Salisbury Cathedral from the Bishop's Grounds, Ca. 1825
34 5/8 x 44 in. (87.9 x 111.8 cm)
Painting
Oil on canvas
Ownership
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York, USA
Bequest of Mary Stillman Harkness, 1950
Rights
Accession Number: 50.145.8
Commentary
Context:

Constable's normal practice was to make full-scale oil sketches for his finished paintings. The present picture was done as a study for the painting of 1826 in the Frick Collection, New York. The figures on the left are the bishop of Salisbury and his wife, Mrs. Fisher.

Descriptive Terms
Paintings
Record Identification
MMA_.50.145.8

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