Curators Reflect: Constable’s “Study for ‘The Leaping Horse’”

January 11, 2023

Reflecting on the only oil painting in The Eveillard Gift—on view at Frick Madison through February 26—Curator Aimee Ng analyzes John Constable’s deft brushwork and how, in this small oil sketch, the artist evokes the richness and vitality of the larger painting to come.

John Constable (1776–1837)
Study for "The Leaping Horse," ca. 1824–25


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