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Half-size Sketch for The Opening of Waterloo Bridge (“Whitehall Stairs, June 18, 1817”)

John Constable1829 to 1831

Yale Center for British Art

Yale Center for British Art
New Haven, CT, United States

Details

  • Title: Half-size Sketch for The Opening of Waterloo Bridge (“Whitehall Stairs, June 18, 1817”)
  • Creator: John Constable, 1776–1837, British
  • Date Created: 1829 to 1831
  • Physical Dimensions: Frame: 31 5/8 × 48 1/2 × 2 3/4 inches (80.3 × 123.2 × 7 cm) 24 x 39 inches (61 x 99.1 cm)
  • Subject Keywords: river, buildings, houses, bridge (built work), people, opening (event), celebration, ceremony, procession, guards (security), soldiers, cityscape, genre subject, boats, barges (ceremonial watercraft), uniforms, costume, balconies
  • External Link: See this work of art on the Yale Center for British Art website
  • Medium: Oil on canvas
  • Repository Name: Yale Center for British Art
  • Credit Line: Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection

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