Artwork page for ‘Self-Portrait’, John Constable, 1806 John was born in 1776, the fourth child of Ann and Golding Constable. When his older brother proved unfit to take over the family business, John was employed in his father’s mills to learn his trade.
SelfPortrait by John Constable. Romanticism. sketch and study. SelfPortrait by John Constable. Romanticism. sketch and study % Image: Size: State: NONE DO_NOT_ZOOM HAS_ADV_LINK Self-portrait in a Suit of a Caucasian Warrior Alexander Orlowski • XVIII-XIX cent. Portrait
Artist: John Constable
John Constable is best known for his richly colored, shimmering landscapes of the Suffolk countryside around his boyhood home. While most of his contemporaries depicted idealized landscapes that illustrated grand historical or mythological narratives, Constable preferred to paint humbler scenes of cultivated land and …
John Constable, Self-portrait 1806, pencil on paper, Tate Gallery London. His only indisputable self-portrait, drawn by an arrangement of mirrors. John Constable was born in East Bergholt, a village on the River Stour in Suffolk, to Golding and Ann (Watts) Constable.
John Constable (1776-1837), Landscape painter. Regency Portraits Catalogue Entry. Sitter in 6 portraits Artist associated with 6 portraits Constable is celebrated as one of England’s greatest and most progressive landscape artists.
John Constable – A Self Portrait A prolific worker, he produced innumerable sketches in pencil, water colour and oils from which he built larger canvasses. His inspiration was the beauty of nature.
John Constable, Self-Portrait, 1806. Tate, London / Art Resource, NY. John Constable did not come from a family of artists; rather, his interest grew gradually under the tutelage of local painters and connoisseurs he befriended. His father was a flour miller in East Bergholt, Suffolk, a profession he expected his son to assume.
“John Constable, portrait by Ramsey Reinagle: English landscape painter was born June, He is best known for his paintings representing his native valley of the River Stour, an area in England that became known as Constable Country”
This early self-portrait was drawn with the aid of a mirror, as indicated by the reversed buttoning of his coat. It was probably produced at about the time that Constable entered the Royal Academy Schools in 1799. It is an intimate and unaffected study