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John Constable

John Constable

Born: June 11, 1776
Birthplace: Suffolk, East Anglia, England, United Kingdom
Died: March 31, 1837

Occupation: Painter
Profile: Best known for Dedham Vale and The Hay Wain.

Number of Quotes: 4

I should paint my own places best.

Painting is but another word for feeling.

The sound of water escaping from mill-dams, etc., willows, old rotten planks, slimy posts, and brickwork ... those scenes made me a painter and I am grateful.

There is nothing ugly; I never saw an ugly thing in my life: for let the form of an object be what it may, - light, shade, and perspective will always make it beautiful.

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