Constable’s The Hay Wain (1821): Painting Change

Decades before the Impressionists, Constable was laying the foundations for a transformation of landscape painting, from which they benefited directly. One painting, Noon which was eventually to be known as The Hay Wain, depicts an exceptionally beautiful part of England and so it cannot really be a surprise that some see a “chocolate box” sentimentalityContinue reading “Constable’s The Hay Wain (1821): Painting Change”