John Constable

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Birthday
11, 1776
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Mar 31, 1837 (60)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
11, 1776
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Mar 31, 1837 (60)

About

Significant Romantic artist best known for his landscape paintings depicting the Dedham Vale region of England.

Before Fame

He left school to take over his family's corn business. In 1799, however, he began pursuing a career in art.

Trivia

He sold more of his English countryside-themed works in France than in England.

Family Life

He married Maria Bicknell in 1816.

Associated With

He and French Impressionist artist Claude Monet were both known for their landscape paintings.