Category: John Constable

John Constable (11 June 1776– 31 March 1837) was an English landscape painter in the Romantic custom. Born in Suffolk, he is known mainly for revolutionising the category of landscape painting with his images of Dedham Vale, the location surrounding his house– now known as “Constable Nation”– which he invested with an intensity of love.

Constable’s most famous paintings consist of Wivenhoe Park (1816 ), Dedham Vale (1821) and The Hay Wain (1821 ). Although his paintings are now amongst the most popular and valuable in British art, he was never ever financially successful. He ended up being a member of the establishment after he was chosen to the Royal Academy of Arts at the age of 52. His work was embraced in France, where he offered more than in his native England and influenced the Barbizon school.

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