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      GB/NNAF/P6361
Constable, John (1776-1837) 

Gender: Male

Functions, occupations and activities
Landscape painter

Thesaurus
LANDSCAPISTS

Archival Resources
Number noted: 23

Correspondence with C R Leslie, 1826-37
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Eg MS 3255

Letter to Rev J Fisher, 1826
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add MS 41340 f. 4

Miscellaneous correspondence and papers, 1826-36
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Eg MS 3253

Signed subscription list, 1830
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add MS 39791 f. 51

Bound sketchbooks,
Held at: British Museum: Department of Prints and Drawings
Other information: Upstone, Robert (1993) Sketchbooks of the Romantics

Sketchbook sheets,
Held at: British Museum: Department of Prints and Drawings
Other information: Upstone, Robert (1993) Sketchbooks of the Romantics

Correspondence mainly with David Lucas, 1829-1837
Held at: Cambridge University: Fitzwilliam Museum
Other information: Philip Hepworth, Select biographical sources: Library Association MSS survey 1971
Comments: Access by appointment only

Letter to A Geddes, Berner's Street, nd
Held at: Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections
Document reference: La.IV.17

Note to Sir W Beechey, 1834
Held at: Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections
Document reference: La.II.426/49

Insurance policy, 1838
Held at: Guildhall Library
Document reference: GL Ms 8677/1 policy no. 108442

Letter (1) to Anthony Spedding's daughter Daisy,
Held at: Mirehouse
Other information: Wordsworth Library Catalogue of Spedding papers
Comments: For access apply to Wordsworth Trust. Owned

Letters from, contained in guard-book of letters,
Held at: Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections and Western Manuscripts
Document reference: MS.Autogr.e.8
Other information: Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford (1991)

Research material on John Constable compiled by art historian Charles S Rhyne (1932-2013), including correspondence, unpublished articles, images and annotated published articles, c 1960-2000s
Held at: Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art
Document reference: CSR

Material (1 folder) relating to the Constable family, including newspaper cuttings, ms pedigrees, letters regarding the centenary memorial appeal, 1928-1990
Held at: Society of Genealogists
Document reference: Document Collection: Constable
Comments: Study fee for non-members of the Society

Correspondence with Archdeacon John Fisher, Mrs Fisher and Dominic Colnaghi (4 letters), 1830-1837
Held at: Suffolk Record Office, Ipswich Branch
Document reference: HD 88/5/1-4
Comments: Papers listed

Bound sketchbooks,
Held at: Victoria & Albert Museum, Department of Designs, Prints and Drawings
Other information: Upstone, Robert (1993) Sketchbooks of the Romantics

Sketchbook sheets,
Held at: Victoria & Albert Museum, Department of Designs, Prints and Drawings
Other information: Upstone, Robert (1993) Sketchbooks of the Romantics

Correspondence (66 letters) including letters from him to C R Leslie, J Carpenter and Archdeacon J Fisher, and letters to him from J Severn, A E Chalon, T Uwins and W Irving; also inventories (2) of pictures, furniture and books, 1822-1851
Held at: Victoria & Albert Museum, National Art Library
Document reference: MSL/1834/3115
Comments: Access by appointment only

Correspondence and other memorials of John Constable (20 vols, typescript), compiled by R B Beckett,
Held at: Victoria & Albert Museum, National Art Library
Document reference: MSL/1953/2775-6; MSL/1954/933-4; MSL/1955/906, 994, 1680-1, 1732-3, 3032-3; MSL/1956/480, 1137-8; MSL/1972/545-9
Comments: Access by appointment

Letters (2) from, to Dominic Colnaghi, seeking a situation for Mr James Barnett; also typescript of letter to Archdeacon Fisher, 1836; [1821]
Held at: Victoria & Albert Museum, National Art Library
Document reference: MSL/1981/28, MSL/1903/9000/31; MSL/1962/3987
Comments: Access by appointment

Letters (4) to members of his family: Maria, concerning painting of their house in Keppel Street; Emily and Charles, his children, and Maria (before their marriage), concerning a journey in Essex, 1818; 1833; 1814; [1821]
Held at: Victoria & Albert Museum, National Art Library
Document reference: MSL/1888/237/1-3; MSL/1888/236
Comments: Access by appointment

Sketchbook,
Held at: Westcountry Studies Library

Essay "on the chiaroscuro" to William Wordsworth, 15/6/1836
Held at: Wordsworth Trust


Date of creation: 07 November 2002, 14:42:55