Hardcover. 224 pages. 150 Colour Illustrations.
29 x 25 cm.
John Constable (1776-1837), master of the British landscape painting, was one of the most influential artists of the 19th century.
This entertaining and illustrative monograph details the career of Constable in the historical and social context of the nineteenth-century Britain from more recent studies on the artist He traces a journey through the life and work of the painter through the thorough analysis of the various works and painting techniques (including his oil sketches and his experimentation in "plein air" painting pioneer