The Hay Wain was painted in 1821, it was originally titled 'Noon'. The cart in the centre is a Hay Wain. A real carts wheels would have been deeper in the water, and in other views he shows punts and boats in this area.
There is also a full sized oil sketch version of the above image.
Willy Lotts House
Mill stream - see The Mill Stream
All of the paintings above and some looking into this space from the opposite direction are based on one small area, with Willy Lotts cottage on the left and Flatford Mill, right.
The matching photo of The Hay Wain today.
May be back a bit but the weeds then get in the way more.
Looking back towards the Mill.
The reverse of this is The Valley Farm looking from the river.
This is probably the most well known of Constables work, appearing on many different items, from table mats, coasters, calendars to framed prints that many have hung on their walls.
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