John Constable:
Salisbury Cathedral

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  • Oil on canvas
  • 1831
  • Royal Academy of Arts, London

This is a later picture of Salisbury cathedral which Constable painted at the request of his friend Bishop Fisher. Uncharacteristically, he has made the sky much more dramatic, with the addition of the storm clouds and rainbow.

Click here to view his earlier painting.

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