Study of a Seated Male Nude
John Constable (1776-1837)
Charcoal heightened with white chalk on brown toned wove paper
Width 41cm x height 53 cm
Museum no. 42-1873
Constable attended the Royal Academy Schools in London from 1799 and is likely to have made this drawing there. Although one of Britain's greatest landscape painters he continued to draw from the nude throughout his career.