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Thursday, February 10, 2011

Constable, John


The White Horse
1819
Oil on canvas
51 3/4 x 74 1/8 in. (131.4 x 188.3 cm)
Frick Collection, New York

Constable, John (1776 – 1837)
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.