John Constable


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". [.
*citation|last=Walker |first= John |title= Constable|place= London|publisher= Thames and Hudson|year= 1979|isbn= 0500091331.
*citation|last=Vaughan |first=William |title=John Constable|place=London |publisher=Tate|year=2002|isbn=1854374346.

External links

* [http://www.nga.gov/exhibitions/2006/constable/earlylife.shtm Constable's Great Landscapes: The Six-Foot Paintings at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC]
* [http://www.musicweb-international.com/SandH/2006/Jan-Jun06/constable.htm Constable: The Great Landscapes (Tate Britain 2006): an illustrated review] Retrieved 29 September 2006.
*cite web |url=http://www.vam.ac.uk/collections/paintings/galleries/display/constable_oil/index.html
title= Constable's Oil Sketches
publisher= Victoria and Albert Museum |accessdate= 2007-06-04

*cite web |url=http://www.vam.ac.uk/collections/paintings/galleries/display/constable/index.html
title= A Sketchbook by Constable
publisher= Victoria and Albert Museum |accessdate= 2007-06-04

* [http://www.abcgallery.com/C/constable/constable.html John Constable at "Olga's Gallery"]
* [http://www.ibiblio.org/wm/paint/auth/constable/ Biography at "Webmuseum, Paris"]
* [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=5392 John Constable at "Find-A-Grave"]
* [http://www.buzzle.com/articles/john-constable-english-landscape-painter.html John Constable — English Landscape Painter]
* [http://www.museumsyndicate.com/artist.php?artist=67 Gallery of Constable Paintings at MuseumSyndicate]
* [http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2007/08/24/nconstable124.xml Aug 2007-Lost Constable discovered]


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • John Constable — John Constable: Selbstportrait, 1806 John Constable (* 11. Juni 1776 in East Bergholt, Suffolk; † 31. März 1837 in London Hampstead) war ein Vertreter der romantischen Malerei (Landschaftsmalerei) in England. Sein Werk lebt aus der Spannung… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • John Constable — Autorretrato. Nombre de nacimiento John Constable Nacimiento 11 de junio …   Wikipedia Español

  • John Constable — Autoportrait, 1806 Naissance 11 juin 1776 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • John Constable —     John Constable     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► John Constable     (Alias Lacey).     Controversialist (pen name Clerophilus Alethes), b. in Lincolnshire, 10 November, 1676 or 1678; d. 28 March, 1743. In 1695 he entered the Society of Jesus. For …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • John Constable — (11 de junio de 1776 31 de marzo de 1837) nació en East Bergholt, un pueblo de Suffolk, Inglaterra. Fue un famoso pintor de paisajes. El área de Dedham Vale en Suffolk se conoce como el país de Constable. Su obra más famosa es El carro de heno.… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • John Constable — noun English landscape painter (1776 1837) • Syn: ↑Constable • Instance Hypernyms: ↑painter * * * John Constable [John Constable] …   Useful english dictionary

  • John Constable — ➡ Constable * * * …   Universalium

  • John Constable (Jesuit) — John Constable (alias Lacey; pen name Clerophilus Alethes) (b. in Lincolnshire, 10 November, 1676 or 1678; d. 28 March1743) was an English Jesuit controversial writer.LifeIn 1695 he entered the Society of Jesus. For many years he served the… …   Wikipedia

  • Constable, John — • English Jesuit controversialist (1676 1743) Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Constable, John     John Constable …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • John Benbow — in 1701, by Sir Godfrey Kneller. He holds a simple officer s hanger.[1] …   Wikipedia


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.