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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Houses at Putney Heath, 1818 - John Constable - www.john-constable.org
Houses at Putney Heath, 1818
Salisbury Cathedral From the Meadows, 1831 - John Constable - www.john-constable.org
Salisbury Cathedral From the Meadows, 1831
Hampstead Heath, c.1820 - John Constable - www.john-constable.org
Hampstead Heath, c.1820
Landscape Near Dedham at Sunset - John Constable - www.john-constable.org
Landscape Near Dedham at Sunset
The Heuwagen, Study - John Constable - www.john-constable.org
The Heuwagen, Study
The Glebe Farm - John Constable - www.john-constable.org
The Glebe Farm
Studies of poppies - John Constable - www.john-constable.org
Studies of poppies
Marine Parade and Old Chain Pier, 1827 - John Constable - www.john-constable.org
Marine Parade and Old Chain Pier, 1827
Study of Cumulus Clouds, 1822 (2) - John Constable - www.john-constable.org
Study of Cumulus Clouds, 1822 (2)
Coleorton Hall, Leicestershire, home of Sir George... - John Constable - www.john-constable.org
Coleorton Hall, Leicestershire, home of Sir George...
Mistley, Valley of the Stour - John Constable - www.john-constable.org
Mistley, Valley of the Stour
Hampstead Heath 1820 - John Constable - www.john-constable.org
Hampstead Heath 1820

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