John Constable paintings feature the beautiful English countryside and are amongst the best known art works to have come from the UK. This website features all the best paintings from Constable as well as plenty of information on the life of the artist as well and also discussion on buying your own reproduction prints of the originals included throughout this page.
You can also find Constable paintings here. For those looking to study more about Constable, there is a full list of his works further down this page.
Constable and Turner were respected British artists whose careers were almost entirely based on landscape scenes which took advantage of the natural beauty which surrounded them and combined that with their own creative talent and passion for the outdoors.
Constable himself was brought up in Suffolk, East Anglia and featured that consistently within his career. Later on, as Constable's reputation spread, so did the locations from where he would capture his paintings.
John Constable paintings and featured throughout this website, with images of the best originals that we could find from his considerable career.
The painting above is The Haywain which is certainly the best known of all his works, though many other landscape works are also well respected and worth checking out.
There is a fuller list of his oil paintings and pencil sketches further down the page and all images are accompanied by links to where you can buy your own reproduction copies of the originals for your own home.
John Constable and JMW Turner were amongst the finest members of the Romanticist art movement which was crucial in developing traditional art thinking onwards towards the contemporary styles which we enjoy today.
Constable came about at a time when landscape painting was not entirely part of the mainstream, certainly not as much as it is today, and his passion and strong character combined with great technical ability helped to push forward this style of art that is now very much taken for granted as a major interest.
John Constable was someone who did not achieve financial stability as an artist although he did at least become recognised as a member of the Royal Academy at 52 which is a significant moment for any British artist, particular during this period.
Much of Constable's qualities in his paintings came from the supreme drawing skills which he had that helped him to plan his works carefully and accurately before adding the oil colours afterwards. Several of his sketches are also included here and these show off these illustrative techniques.
John Constable has managed to keep his reputation strong all the way up to the modern day and this is in part due to the rise in popularity for landscape paintings, with most seeing him as one of the most skilled exponents, certainly within England.
It is important that Constable was not just talented at this art genre, but was also extremely passionate and strong willed, helping to sell the art form through his hard work, talent and great belief in it.