A Sketchbook by John Constable

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

William Kent: Designing Georgian Britain

22 March – 13 July 2014. Experience the world of William Kent, the most prominent architect and designer in early Georgian Britain and explore how his versatility and artistic inventiveness set the style for his age when Britain defined itself as a new nation and developed an Italian-inspired style.

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John Constable: Oil Sketches from the V&A

John Constable: Oil Sketches from the V&A

This exciting book presents a unique insight into Constable's working process through the V&A's unparalleled collection. It places the artist in t…

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Event - V&A Drawing Club: Artists Books

Tue 13 May 2014 10:30

6 WEEK COURSE: Inspired by artists' books from the V&A collection, explore a variety of techniques using different media and papers to create a sketchbook or artists book.

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