John Constable (1776-1837)
John Constable was born in East Bergholt, a village on the River Stour in Suffolk, England. He became a great landscape painter.
The area of Dedham Vale in Suffolk is known as 'Constable Country'.
A View on Hampstead Heath with Harrow in the Distance, 1822
oil on paper mounted on canvas
11 1/2 x 19 3/4 (29.2 x 50.2 cm)
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
Bequest of Whitney Warren Jr. in memory of Mrs. Adolph B. Spreckels 1988.10.40