On a day like today – June 11, 1776, English artist John Constable was born.

John Constable (11 June 1776 – 31 March 1837) was an English landscape painter in the naturalistic tradition. Born in Suffolk, he is known principally for his landscape paintings of Dedham Vale, the area surrounding his home — now known as “Constable Country” — which he invested with an intensity of affection.
Let’s remember his magnificent artworks: