Artwork page for ‘The Road, Winter Morning’, Sir George Clausen, exhibited 1923

‘The Road, Winter Morning’, Sir George Clausen, exhibited 1923

Artwork page for ‘The Road, Winter Morning’, Sir George Clausen, exhibited 1923

‘The Road, Winter Morning’, Sir George Clausen, exhibited 1923

Artwork page for ‘Sketch for ‘Hadleigh Castle’’, John Constable, c.1828-9 on display at Tate Britain. Constable made full-size sketches like this for many of his six-foot paintings. They allowed him to explore his ideas before committing them to the final canvas. The finished picture in this case was exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1829. The composition originated in a minute drawing Constable made on a visit to the ruins of Hadleigh Castle in Essex in 1814, but this painting was not…

John Constable - Sketch for ‘Hadleigh Castle’

Artwork page for ‘Olive Trees at Corfu’, Hercules Brabazon Brabazon

‘Olive Trees at Corfu’, Hercules Brabazon Brabazon

Artwork page for ‘Windmill’, David Cox

Artwork page for ‘Windmill’, David Cox

Artwork page for ‘Malvern Hall, Warwickshire’, John Constable, 1809 on display at Tate Britain. This view of Malvern Hall in Warwickshire, seen from raised ground across a stretch of water, recalls a long tradition of country house portraiture which goes back to the seventeenth century. Yet it appears to have been painted for Constable’s own interest rather than being a formal, commissioned work. The sun is sinking below the trees to the left, which cast long shadows across the lawn at the…

Artwork page for ‘Malvern Hall, Warwickshire’, John Constable, 1809 on display at Tate Britain. This view of Malvern Hall in Warwickshire, seen from raised ground across a stretch of water, recalls a long tradition of country house portraiture which goes back to the seventeenth century. Yet it appears to have been painted for Constable’s own interest rather than being a formal, commissioned work. The sun is sinking below the trees to the left, which cast long shadows across the lawn at the…

Artwork page for ‘Houses at Tivoli’, Hercules Brabazon Brabazon, c.1860

‘Houses at Tivoli’, Hercules Brabazon Brabazon,

Artwork page for ‘The Bay’, Hercules Brabazon Brabazon

‘The Bay’, Hercules Brabazon Brabazon

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