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The Constable collection

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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

Contact Details

Christchurch Mansion,
Soane Street,
Ipswich,
IP4 2BE

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01473 433554