John Constable: A Selection of Paintings from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon

April 30 – November 1, 1969

Main Floor, Galleries 60A, 63, 65

THIS EXHIBITION IS NO LONGER ON VIEW AT THE NATIONAL GALLERY.

Overview: This was the second in a series of exhibitions devoted to a single British artist, drawn from the collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon and arranged by Ross Watson. Among the 66 oil paintings were cloud studies, portraits, and marine and landscape paintings, including a late 1829 version of Hadleigh Castle.

Attendance: 261,801

Catalog: John Constable: A Selection of Paintings from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, introduction by John Walker, notes by Ross Watson. Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art, 1969.

Image: John Constable, Cloud Study: Stormy Sunset, 1821/1822, oil on paper on canvas, Gift of Louise Mellon in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, 1998.20.1