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Portrait of John Constable, Daniel Gardner, 1796. Museum no. 589-1888

John Constable

Constable was born in 1776 at East Bergholt. He began his professional career as a student at the Royal Academy Schools. Following the fashion for painting mountainous, Romantic scenery, he spent some time in Derbyshire and the Lake District, but it was only on his return to the quieter, less spectacular countryside of his native Suffolk that he developed his personal style. The V&A's collections include hundreds of works by Constable, including paintings, drawings and sketchbooks.

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V&A Constable Notecard Pack||EVAEX

V&A Constable Notecard Pack||EVAEX

This pack of notecards draws on the V&A’s collection and features details of skies, an enduring element of Constable’s work. Constable…

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What is Luxury?

25 April – 27 September 2015. What is Luxury? interrogates ideas of luxury today, addressing how luxury is made and understood in a physical, conceptual and cultural capacity.

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Event - Leafcutter John: Playing With Light Concert

Sat 12 September 2015 16:00–17:00

SPECIAL EVENT: Join us for a special performance by musician and artist Leafcutter John as he presents his Light Controlled Music system – a light sensitive controller and specialised software played using multiple light sources.

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