Constable Exhibition, V & A, London
Constable Exhibition, V & A, London

This exhibition will reveal the hidden stories of how Constable created some of his most loved and well-known paintings. It will present Constable’s work for the first time alongside the old masters of classical landscape such as Ruisdael and Claude whose compositional ideas and formal values he revered and studied in great depth.

On display will be such famous works as The Haywain together with the oil sketches he painted outdoors direct from nature which are widely held to be unequalled at capturing transient effects of light and atmosphere. The exhibition will also examine Constable’s collection of over 5000 etchings, a vital resource for his own image making, as well as the mezzotints of his paintings made in the last decade of his life to secure his lasting legacy.

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Victoria & Albert Museum
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Victoria & Albert Museum
Cromwell Road
Kensington & Chelsea
London
SW7 2RL
United Kingdom
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+44 (0) 20 7942 2000
Website
www.vam.ac.uk

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