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John Constable

“There is nothing ugly; I never saw an ugly thing in my life: for let the form of an object be what it may, – light, shade, and perspective will always make it beautiful.”

John Constable

 

“Brighton Beach “courtesy of © Victoria and Albert Museum, London.

 

John Constable

1776 – 1837

Constable’s work transformed the genre of landscape painting and shaped the enduring popular image of the English countryside.   However in his lifetime, he only sold 20 paintings in England but sold many more in France.

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