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

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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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Event - Narratives of Reuse

Sat 18 July 2015–Sat 25 July 2015

WORKSHOP: From a humble loose brick to abandoned furniture, re-appropriating resources in the urban space can bring a second life to discarded objects and spaces. Join Designer Lilian Ovalle for a series of playful and exploratory exercises including photo-montages, maps and drawings.

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