Old Masters Evening Sale

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John Constable, R.A.

The Glebe Farm 《教區農場》

Auction Closed

December 8, 08:20 PM GMT


3,000,000 - 5,000,000 GBP

Lot Details


John Constable, R.A.

East Bergholt, Suffolk 1776 - 1837 Hampstead

The Glebe Farm 

oil on canvas

61 x 78.5 cm.; 24 x 31 in. 





61 x 78.5 公分;24 x 31 英寸 

This painting is displayed in a loan frame from Paul Mitchell Antique Framers. Should you be interested in buying the frame, please contact a member of the Old Masters department.

Probably the artist’s studio sale, London, Fosters, 15–16 May 1838, lot 13 (one of two in the lot, together with a ‘Salisbury Cathedral’), to Carpenter;

Probably William Hookham Carpenter (1792–1866);

Probably his sale, London, Christie’s, 16 February 1867, lot 79, to Joseph Hogarth for £91 (a high price, suggesting a study of some importance);

With Arthur Tooth & Sons, London, circa, 1917;

Edward William Edwards (1874–1956), Cincinnati, by 1922;

By descent to his grandson, Thomas Edwards Davidson (1928–1994);

Thence by descent until sold, Cincinnati, Cowan’s Auctions, 2 October 2020, lot 3 (as after John Constable), where acquired by the present owner.

The Cincinnati Enquirer, Cincinnati, Ohio, 23 January 1922, p. 5 (described hanging in the Sun Room, together with a Monet of the South of France);

The Cincinnati Enquirer, Cincinnati, Ohio, 18 November 1928, p. 85;

L. Parris, The Tate Gallery Constable Collection, London 1981, p. 148;

G. Reynolds, The Later Paintings and Drawings of John Constable, 2 vols, New Haven and London 1984, text vol., pp. 181–82 (referring to a lost version of the composition);

D. Congdon-Martin, ‘Sir Edward Manton’s Glebe: Completing the Provenance of Constable’s Glebe Farm Sketch c. 1830, in Tate Papers, no. 9, Spring 2008;

S. Cove, The Glebe Farm, c. 1827–30, unpublished technical report, Constable Research Project, 2021.