CONSTABLE, John
(b. 1776, East Bergholt, d. 1837, Hampstead)

Old Sarum

1834
Watercolour, 300 x 487 mm
Victoria and Albert Museum, London

Constable's atmospheric depictions of the natural scene, rendered in loose, unconventional brushwork, excited Delacroix and Géricault, and later influenced the masters of Barbizon and even the Impressionists.