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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A Boat Passing a Lock 2 - John Constable - www.john-constable.org
A Boat Passing a Lock 2
A Boat at the Sluice (sketch) - John Constable - www.john-constable.org
A Boat at the Sluice (sketch)
Somerset House Terrace and the Thames  A View from... - John Constable - www.john-constable.org
Somerset House Terrace and the Thames A View from...
Portrait of Dr Thomas Simcox Lea, c.1828 - John Constable - www.john-constable.org
Portrait of Dr Thomas Simcox Lea, c.1828
Extensive Landscape with Grey Clouds, c.1821 - John Constable - www.john-constable.org
Extensive Landscape with Grey Clouds, c.1821
A Lane near Dedham, c.1802 - John Constable - www.john-constable.org
A Lane near Dedham, c.1802
The Valley Farm - John Constable - www.john-constable.org
The Valley Farm
A Cloud Study, Sunset, c.1821 - John Constable - www.john-constable.org
A Cloud Study, Sunset, c.1821
Off the North Foreland, Kent - John Constable - www.john-constable.org
Off the North Foreland, Kent
Wooded Landscape with a ploughman - John Constable - www.john-constable.org
Wooded Landscape with a ploughman
Sketch for  The Haywain  c.1820 - John Constable - www.john-constable.org
Sketch for The Haywain c.1820
Harnham Gate, Salisbury, c.1820-21 - John Constable - www.john-constable.org
Harnham Gate, Salisbury, c.1820-21

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