Stoke-by-Nayland Oil paint on canvas • Romanticism • 181×264 mm • c.1810–11 • Tate “The banks of the River Stour ‘made me a painter’”, Constable claimed. The bold handling of paint and unusual sweeping brushstrokes of this sketch shows Constable’s confidence in oil. Painted outside, he aimed to capture the natural effects of light and […]

John Constable “Stoke-by-Nayland”