15th January 1820 - John Constable sketches Stonehenge

Stonehenge by John ConstableOn the 15th January 1820[1], Constable made a sketch of Stonehenge[2]. He based his Stonehenge water-colour on this sketch.

Footnotes

[1] You would need to be keen to be sketching on Saliabury Plain in January,

[2] Constable, Mary Sturge Henderson. Published 1905 by Duckworth and co., C. Scribner’s sons in London, New York .Link

Image

The painting is copyright Victoria and Albert Museum, London.