John Constable

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Style: Romanticism

Place: Suffolk

Born: 1776

Death: 1837

Nationality: United Kingdom

Biography:

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 i...