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John Constable

English landscapist

Brief biography, in most instances from the Union List of Artist Names® Online:
Constable, along with J. M. W. Turner, is considered one of the greatest landscape painters of early 19th-century Britain. He was very prolific, generally preferring local scenery rather than exotic locations as subjects.

Artist ID number in the Union List of Artist Names®: ULAN 500115382.
The ULAN link above leads to a cataloging authority record at the Getty Research Institute.

Objects related to John Constable:

After John Constable River Stour, Suffolk, 19th century Sepia drawing on heavyweight wove paper
David Lucas after John Constable Various Subjects of Landscapes, Characteristic of English Scenery, from Pictures Painted by John Constable, R.A., Engraved by David Lucas, 1833 Mezzotint
David Lucas after John Constable John Constable’s House at East Bergholt, 1831-1832 Mezzotint
David Lucas after John Constable Weymouth Bay, 1830 Mezzotint
David Lucas after John Constable Arundel Mill and Castle, 1846 Mezzotint
David Lucas after John Constable Mill near Brighton, 1838 Mezzotint
David Lucas after John Constable East Bergholt, Suffolk, ca. 1831-1832 Mezzotint
David Lucas after John Constable Young Waltonians, 19th century Mezzotint on wove paper
Thomas Gainsborough Road Leading through a Wood, 18th century Charcoal drawing
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