A painter’s view on nature

“The art of seeing nature is a thing almost as much to be acquired as the art of reading the Egyptian hieroglyphics.”

~ John Constable (1776-1837)

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Fen Lane, East Bergholt ?1817 John Constable 1776-1837 Purchased with assistance from the National Lottery through the Heritage Lottery Fund and the Art Fund (with a contribution from the Wolfson Foundation), with additional assistance from Sir Edwin and Lady Manton and Tate Members in memory of Leslie Parris, Deputy Keeper British Collection and Senior Research Fellow Collections Division 1974-2000, and from the bequest of Alice Cooper Creed, 2002 http://www.tate.org.uk/art/work/T07822

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[Credit for images: Wikipedia]

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