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Top 12 Interesting Facts about John Constable

Despite the fact that he never really managed to become successful with his paintings, this English artist can easily be described as one of the most important landscape painters in history. John Constable (1776-1837) started painting the area in Suffolk where he was born and today, this region is known as “Constable Country.” Driven by …

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Top 8 Interesting Facts about John William Godward

Producing Neoclassical paintings at a time when Modern Art was taking over is one thing. Having a family who doesn’t agree with your career choice is quite something else. These were the two harsh realities of English artist John William Godward (1861-1922), a man who could have become the greatest Neoclassical artist of his time …

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Top 9 Famous English Artists

English art has a history that dates back to cave paintings during the last Ice Age about 12 millennia ago. This eventually evolved into distinctive prehistoric and Anglo-Saxon art and this sense of distinctiveness remained during the Middle Ages. Although England can be described as an influential art center during the Middle Ages featuring a …

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