Portrait - John Constable
Portrait

John Constable John Constable (11 June 1776 - 31 March 1837) was an English Romantic painter. Born in Suffolk, he is known principally for his landscape paintings of Dedham Vale, the area surrounding his home - now known as "Constable Country"- which he invested with an intensity of affection. "I should paint my own places best", he wrote to his friend John Fisher in 1821, "painting is but another word for feeling".

His most famous paintings include Dedham Vale of 1802 and The Hay Wain of 1821. Although his paintings are now among the most popular and valuable in British art, he was never financially successful and did not become a member of the establishment until he was elected to the Royal Academy at the age of 52. He sold more paintings in France than in his native England.



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Clouds - John Constable - www.john-constable.org
Clouds
Landscape Ploughing Scene In Suffolk (A Summerland)... - John Constable - www.john-constable.org
Landscape Ploughing Scene In Suffolk (A Summerland)...
Mrs. James Pulham, Sr. (or Frances Amys) - John Constable - www.john-constable.org
Mrs. James Pulham, Sr. (or Frances Amys)
Water Meadows near Salisbury, c.1820 - John Constable - www.john-constable.org
Water Meadows near Salisbury, c.1820
Landscape at Hampstead, Tree and Storm Clouds, c.1821 - John Constable - www.john-constable.org
Landscape at Hampstead, Tree and Storm Clouds, c.1821
Edge Of A Heath By Moonlight - John Constable - www.john-constable.org
Edge Of A Heath By Moonlight
Overbury Hall, Suffolk, 1815 - John Constable - www.john-constable.org
Overbury Hall, Suffolk, 1815
Salisbury Cathedral From the Meadows, 1831 - John Constable - www.john-constable.org
Salisbury Cathedral From the Meadows, 1831
Study of Clouds - John Constable - www.john-constable.org
Study of Clouds
The Opening of Waterloo Bridge seen from Whitehall... - John Constable - www.john-constable.org
The Opening of Waterloo Bridge seen from Whitehall...
John Constable - John Constable - www.john-constable.org
John Constable
Netley Abbey,1888 - John Constable - www.john-constable.org
Netley Abbey,1888

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