domingo, 4 de febrero de 2007

Catedral de Salisbury, de Constable

Salisbury Cathedral from the River, 1820
Full title: 'Salisbury Cathedral and Leadenhall from the River Avon'

CONSTABLE, John1776 - 1837
NG2651. Salting Bequest, 1910.

In the foreground, the River Avon; right, the Canonical House, Leadenhall, which Constable's friend, Archdeacon John Fisher, was granted for life in 1819; left, the grounds of King's House in front of the Cathedral spire.

The painting was made when Constable stayed with Fisher.

Oil on canvas
52.7 x 77 cm.

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