For other people named John Constable, see John Constable (disambiguation). 18th and 19th-century English Romantic painter. John Constable by Daniel Gardner, 1796. 1776-06-11)11 June 1776. Salisbury Cathedral from the Meadows (1831) – Private collection; on loan to National Gallery, London. The Opening of Waterloo Bridge seen from Whitehall Stairs, 18 June 1817 (. 832) – Tate Britain, London. The Valley Farm (1835) – Tate Gallery, London. Smart, Alastair; Brooks, Attfield (1976), Constable and His Country, London: Elek, ISBN 0-236-40011-8. Sunderland, John (1986), Constable, London: Phaidon, ISBN 978-0-7148-2754-4. Thornes, John E. (1999), John Constable's Skies, Birmingham: University of Birmingham Press, ISBN 1-902459-02-4.
Discover Constable Country in Suffolk, the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty where John Constable was born, and where he painted his most famous works. The place in the painting is Flatford, and like so much of Constable Country, it remains unchanged to this day: you can still explore the white cottage (which belonged to Constable’s neighbour, Willy Lott); Flatford Mill, which was owned by the Constable family; and Bridge Cottage, which houses a John Constable exhibition.
Explore the picturesque Stour Valley and Dedham Vale on this relaxing walk with the National Trust, visiting the area made famous by the 18th-century paintings of John Constable, England’s foremost landscape artist of the time. See Flatford Mill, Willy Lott's House, the site of The Hay Wain painting, and visit the Village of Dedham, where Constable used to go to school. Enjoy panoramic views on a walk through history. John Constable painted many idyllic views of the area in his famous six-foot canvasses, scenes which remain easily recognizable today.
Has country restrictions. English Deutsch Español Française Portuguese Русский Українська. Born: June 11, 1776; Suffolk, United Kingdom. Places are defined in terms of modern geography.
John Constable (June 11, 1776 – March 31, 1837), from Suffolk, England, was a Romantic painter. He is known mainly for his Dedham Vale landscape paintings. Dedham Vale was the area surrounding his home (Constable Country). Dedham Church and Vale, 1800. A Lane near Dedham, 1802.
Today they call the area ‘Constable Country,’ as many of his greatest works show local scenes: ‘I should paint my own places best,’ he once wrote. In the painting you can see Dedham church in the distance beyond the meandering river. Constable found little success within his lifetime. Few of his great landscapes sold, so he had to rely on portrait and country-house work for patrons from amongst the East Anglian gentry. Wivenhoe Park in Essex was owned by Major-General Francis Slater-Rebow. He was a friend of Constable’s father and.
Constable, sometimes painting directly outdoors, applied flickering touches of thick, opaque oils. Despite their differences in temperament and technique, Turner and Constable evoke the same worship of nature that imbues the literature of their contemporaries, the romantic poets Wordsworth, Coleridge, Byron, Shelley, and Keats. John Constable, British, 1776 - 1837, The White Horse, 1818-1819, oil on canvas, Widener Collection, 1942.
Town & Country was an American minimalist quartet based in Chicago.
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