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Constable, John

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00041434
Constable, John

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British, 19th century, male.

Born 11 June 1776 , in East Bergholt (Suffolk); died 31 March 1837 , in London.

Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman, designer of engravings. Religious subjects, portraits, landscapes, seascapes.

John Constable was born in Suffolk, England, the fourth of six children of Golding Constable, a prosperous landowner and miller on the River Stour, who owned Flatford Mill and had an interest in a mill at Dedham. John worked in his father’s business for some six years, from ...

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Subjects: Painting ; Prints and Printmaking ; Religious Art ; Christian Art ; 19th-Century Art

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