- oil on paper on cardboard
- 30.0 × 48.8 cm
- inscribed in pen and ink on paper label on reverse c.r.: 5 Sepr (. under r) 1822. / 10 o clock Morng. looking South-East. / very brisk wind at West. / very bright + fresh Grey (inverted v under Grey) Clouds running very fast / over a yellow bed. about half way in the sky / very appropriate for the Coast. at Osmington.
- Accession Number
- International Painting
- Credit Line
- National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1938
© Public Domain
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- Gallery location
- 18th & 19th Century Decorative Arts & Paintings Gallery
Level 2, NGV International
Possibly exhibited Paterson Gallery, 1828; collection of Charles Robert Leslie (1794–1859), by 1843; included in the Charles Robert Leslie estate sale, Foster's, London, 25-28 April 1860, no. 86 (17 Sky studies); collection of Sir Michael Sadler (1861–1943), London, before 1938; with Spink and Son (dealer), London, 1938; from where acquired, on the advice of Sir Sydney Cockerell, for the Felton Bequest, 1938.
Exhibited John Constable, the Natural Painter: 62 Paintings and Drawings from Great Collections, Auckland City Art Gallery, Auckland; National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne; Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 1973–74, no. 27; Constable: Paintings, Watercolours and Drawings, Tate Gallery, London, 1976, no. 207; Constable’s Skies, Salander-O’Reilly, New York, 2004, no. 27.