Tuesday, February 06, 2007

Salisbury Cathedral from the Meadows by John Constable, 1831

Nature constructed as an enduring historical emblem of English industriousness, divine advantage and instinctive grit was 19th century British Romantic painter John Constable's calling card. The artist virtually invented the now-familiar perspective, which permeates a remarkable and engaging new exhibition of his work at the Huntington Library's Boone Gallery in San Marino, California.

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