The Constable Trust


The Constable Trust Annual Lecture



Previous Lectures


2022
Emma Roodhouse
Scraps of Nature: The Early Years of John Constable

2019
Frances Spalding
The Singularity of John Nash’s Artistic Vision

2018
Hugh Belsey
What did Gainsborough Paint?

2017
Nathaniel Hepburn
Cedric Morris and Christopher Wood: A Forgotten Friendship

2016
Jules Pretty
Constable's Other Country of Valley and Shore

2015
Andrew Loukes
'That House of Art': Constable at Petworth.

2014
Andrew Wilton
The Freud and Bacon of their Day: Constable and Turner as Twin Luminaries of Their Age.

2013
Anne Lyles
Constable and the Sea: 'The wild music of the waves'.

2012
Olivier Meslay
Constable in France: A Success Story

2011
Timothy Wilcox
Constable and Salisbury: How Constable rediscovered Suffolk in Salisbury

2010
Judy Ivy
'Mr Constable's English Landscape' Mezzotints: A Case of Vanity Publishing

2009
Martin Gayford
Constable in Love: The Man and his Portraits

2008
Timothy Wilcox
Constable and Claude: A lifelong relationship

2007
Anne Lyles
'Fame is the Spur': Constable, the 'six-footers' and the long struggle for recognition

2006
Peter Bower
Texture, Tone & Strength: John Constable and his Use of Paper

2005
Sarah Cove
" ... they were done in the lid of my box on my knees as usual": Constable's Oil Sketching Technique - The Suffolk Years c.1810–1816