Constable"s Hampstead
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Published by Carlile House Press in London .
Written in English


  • Constable, John, 1776-1837.,
  • Hampstead (London, England) in art.

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Edition Notes

Statement[compiled by Christopher Wade].
ContributionsWade, Christopher.
LC ClassificationsND497.C7 C67
The Physical Object
Pagination12 p. :
Number of Pages12
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4294497M
ISBN 10090543000X
LC Control Number78322391

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Hampstead Heath (locally known simply as the Heath) is a large, ancient London heath, covering hectares ( acres). This grassy public space sits astride a sandy ridge, one of the highest points in London, running from Hampstead to Highgate, which rests on a band of London Clay. The heath is rambling and hilly, embracing ponds, recent and ancient woodlands, a lido, Operated by: Corporation of London.   For one man of genius in particular, that swathe of verdant Middlesex countryside separating Hampstead from London was an invaluable source of inspiration. He is, of course, John Constable. Altogether, his works represent a good proportion of England’s contribution to Romanticism, the movement which swept aside the great era of Classicism and.   Former Hampstead home of artist John Constable is on sale for first time in 30 years. The setting inspired many of his works. By Katie Avis-Riordan. : Katie Avis-Riordan. Hampstead Heath forms part of the main location for Will Self's novel The Book of Dave. Half of the book is set years in the future, when all of London has been submerged by a catastrophic flood, leaving only the hilltops of Hampstead and the Heath as a tiny island - .

John Constable, RA (/ ˈ k ʌ n s t ə b əl, ˈ k ɒ n-/; 11 June – 31 March ) was an English landscape painter in the Romantic tradition. Born in Suffolk, he is known principally for his landscape paintings of Dedham Vale, the area surrounding his home – now known as "Constable Country" – which he invested with an intensity of affection."I should paint my own places best", Movement: Naturalism. Find a Grave, database and images (: accessed), memorial page for John Constable (11 Jun –31 Mar ), Find a Grave Memorial no. , citing St John-at-Hampstead Churchyard, Hampstead, London Borough of Camden, Greater London, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave.   One charming aspect of The Constable’s Tale is the author’s use of excerpts from an 18th century book entitled the Rules of Civility & Decent Behavior In Company and Conversation to head up each chapter. Harry has virtually memorized the book and uses it as a guide to shedding his lower-class ways so he can rise into the elite.4/4(47). Oil painting, 'The Grove, or Admiral's House, Hampstead', John Constable, Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no) Catalogue of the Constable Collection, Graham Reynolds, Victoria and Albert Museum, London: HMSO, , pp. ,

Artwork page for ‘Hampstead Heath with a Rainbow’, John Constable, This is Constable’s last treatment of one of his favourite Hampstead subjects. To the usual ingredients of his Branch Hill Pond composition, this time he added a windmill that never existed there, and also a double rainbow. Rainbows are often included in Constable’s late work, either for symbolic reasons or . John Constable is best known for his richly colored, shimmering landscapes of the Suffolk countryside around his boyhood home. While most of his contemporaries depicted idealized landscapes that illustrated grand historical or mythological narratives, Constable preferred to paint humbler scenes of cultivated land and agricultural labor, like his six-foot painting The Hay . John Constable is arguably the most accomplished painter of English skies and weather of all time. For Constable, the sky was the keynote, the standard of scale and the chief organ of sentiment in a landscape painting. But how far did he understand the workings of the forces of nature which created his favourite cumulus clouds, portrayed in so many of his skies over the 4/5(1). The Commissioner and every Superintendent of Police, shall be ex-officio a Justice of the Peace, within the Province of Manitoba ; and the constables and sub-constables of the Police Force shall also have and exercise within the Province of Manitoba, all the powers and authority, rights and privileges by law appertaining to constables under the laws of the Dominion, for the purpose of .