The Glebe Farm by John Constable is the quintessential image of the English countryside. In this episode of Anatomy of an Artwork, discover how Constable took inspiration from a small village in Suffolk to create this iconic work. Find about his lifelong friendship with local bishop John Fisher and see how Constable paid tribute to the main who ‘entirely influenced his future life’ by returning to paint different versions of this artwork. Glebe Farm is just one of many artworks on offer in our upcoming Old Masters Evening Sale (8 December | London).
John Constable’s quintessential image of the English countryside
8 December | London