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The Living Coast through the eyes of John Constable 1824-1828

The Living Coast through the eyes of John Constable 1824-1828

The exhibition Constable and Brighton at Brighton Museum & Art Gallery brings together over 60 works that he produced during his time in the town in the 1820s. Whilst in Brighton Constable took many walks and sketched and painted the views and activity of The Living Coast.

Illustration: Chain Pier, Brighton, 1826-7, John Constable (1776-1837), © Tate, London 2016

Posted: 02 May 2017 | Comments: 0

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Unearthing our local Heritage

Unearthing our local Heritage

Our museums in Brighton & Hove play host to both human and natural history of The Living Coast, including an exhibition of local paintings by Constable currently on display.

Posted: 28 April 2017 | Comments: 0

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Dipping into a woolly past

Posted: 11 March 2013 | Comments: 0

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