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Birth of artist John Constable

Posted in Anniversary, Art, Illustrators on Tuesday, 1 June 2010

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picture John Constable preparing a painting

John Constable preparing a painting, illustrated by Frank Lea

11 June is the anniversary of the birth of British artist John Constable in 1776, best known for his landscape paintings. Many of them were of locations around Dedham Vale, which, even today, is known as Constable Country.

His most famous painting is The Hay Wain, painted in 1821.

The Haywain, picture, image, illustration

More pictures of John Constable and his paintings can be found here. Many other illustrations relating to art and artists from the Stone Age onwards can be found at the following link.

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