John Constable: 226 Plates by Maria Peitcheva

John Constable: 226 Plates

byMaria Peitcheva

Kobo ebook | November 22, 2015

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This Art Book with Foreword by Maria Peitcheva contains 226 selected color plates of drawings and paintings from John Constable.
John Constable was English painter, ranked with Turner as one of the greatest British landscape artists. Constable worked extensively in the open air, drawing and sketching, but his finished pictures were produced in the studio. Unlike many of his contemporaries Constable painted from nature rather than thinking up a composition in his minds eye prior to beginning a piece. He was excited by the prospect of ever changing nature and the way that no view ever looked the same from one day to the next. In England Constable had no real successor and the many imitators (who included his son Lionel) turned rather to the formal compositions than to the more direct sketches. In France, however, he was a major influence on Romantic painters such as Delacroix, on the members of the Barbizon School, and ultimately on the Impressionists.

Title:John Constable: 226 PlatesFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:November 22, 2015Publisher:Maria PeitchevaLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:8892520520

ISBN - 13:9788892520523

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