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His final paintings are like Jackson Pollocks: RA's Late Constable reviewed

27 November 2021

9:00 AM

27 November 2021

9:00 AM

Late Constable

Royal Academy, until 13 February 2022

On 13 July 1815, John Constable wrote to his fiancée, Maria Bicknell, about this and that. Interspersed with a discussion of the fine weather and the lack of village gossip, he added a disclaimer on the subject posterity would most like to hear about: his art. ‘You know that I do not like to talk of what I am about in painting (I am such a conjuror).’

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