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John Constable used this sketchbook during 1814. Constable filled his pocket sketchbooks with figures and scenery, many of which reappear in his paintings. A selection of images from the sketchbook are shown on this page.

Museum no. Sketchbook 1259-1888
Actual size 11.3cm x 8.6cm

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John Constable - The Making of a Master (Hardcover)

John Constable - The Making of a Master (Hardcover)

The remarkable naturalism of John Constable’s paintings has always been acknowledged, and his ‘vivid and timeless’ (as he called the…

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Video: Christian Louboutin

Christian Louboutin sketches another signature red-soled creation while discussing his early inspiration

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Event - The Imagination Station - Summer Holidays

Fri 28 August 2015–Mon 31 August 2015

FAMILY EVENT: Be inspired by the new summer garden installation by Mexican architect Frida Escobedo and use it to draw unusual views of the Museum and its surroundings.

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