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Constable In Love: Love, Landscape, Money and the Making of a Great Painter

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Constable In Love: Love, Landscape, Money and the Making of a Great Painter - Gayford, Martin
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When John Constable fell in love with Maria Bicknell, granddaughter of a Suffolk country neighbour, he little knew how long it would take to make her his wife. The impediment to their marriage was simple: 'that necessary article cash'. He was a painter without sufficient funds to support the daughter of a prominent London lawyer, and both he and her grandfather, the formidable (and sometimes comical) Rector of East Bergholt, disapproved of the match. It would be seven long, difficult years before they could marry, but in ...

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Constable In Love: Love, Landscape, Money and the Making of a Great Painter 2010, Penguin Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780141031965

Mass-market paperback

Constable In Love: Love, Landscape, Money and the Making of a Great Painter 2009, Fig Tree, London

ISBN-13: 9781905490240

Hardcover