Wednesday 29 October 2014

Willy Lott’s House

The Ashmolean, University of Oxford, has acquired John Constable's Willy Lott’s House from the Stour (The Valley Farm) c.1816–18, accepted by the nation through the Acceptance in Lieu scheme to settle £1,012,200 of Inheritance Tax. This is the first finished work by Constable the Ashmolean has acquired. Willy Lott's House features in a number of Constable's paintings. CLICK for more pictures and information.


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