Christchurch Mansion is the home to one of the world’s most important collections of Constable’s work and is now the only place in his own region where paintings by him can be seen. Included in the collection are:
The Interior of East Bergholt Church c. 1800 Pen and grey wash of the Constable family’s local church. On loan from East Bergholt Parochial Church Council.
Ann Constable (1748-1815) the artist’s mother 1804-05 Oil on canvas
Reverend Thomas Lechmere Grimwood, (1740-1809), Headmaster of Dedham Grammar School Oil on canvas . Gift from PG Laver
Abram Constable (1783-1862) the artist’s brother c.1806 Oil on canvas
Farm Cart, Horse in Harness c.1814 Oil on canvas
Group portrait of ladies (unknown sitters) 1802-6 Oil on canvas. Acquired with the assistance of the Heritage Lottery Fund and the Friends of Ipswich Museums.
Golding Constable’s Kitchen Garden July 1815 Oil on canvas. Acquired through the Ernest E Cook Bequest via the National Art Collections Fund.
Golding Constable’s Flower Garden August 1815 Oil on canvas. Acquired through the Ernest E Cook Bequest via the National Art Collections Fund.
Willy Lott's House, Flatford Oil on canvas
Avenue of Trees c.1820 Oil on canvas
The Mill Stream, Flatford 1814 Oil on canvas
John Constable 1792 A carving by young John Constable of an old Windmill on a timber taken from the Constable’s mill at East Bergholt
Death Mask of John Constable 1837 Plaster, life size. Acquired via the National Art Collections Fund