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A Barge on the Stour

A barge and figures, trees and a horse.

Constable frequently depicted the working waterways that were so crucial to his father's business of trading and transporting coal on and around the River Stour.


The exact location of this sketch is unknown.

Donated to the V&A by Isabel Constable, daughter of the artist in 1888

*Isabel Constable was the last surviving daughter of the painter and gave the contents of her father’s studio to the Victoria & Albert Museum, making them the principal collector of Constable's work which included 395 oil paintings, sketches, drawings, watercolours and sketchbooks.


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