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East Bergholt Street

East Bergholt Street, a view from the frontage of Dunthorne Cottage.

This is both one of the earliest pieces of Constable's work and the only sketch that depicts this part of the high street of the artist's beloved East Bergholt.


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The view from the frontage of Dunthorne Cottage (now the Bakery).

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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