John Constable

Shayla and Cody

The background and the beginning!

He was born in the United Kingdom. He was raised in southern United Kingdom by his father who owned a mill. When he was in his teen years he would sit out side and look at the view and this is how he got into painting. He painted the views that he saw.

The type of art did he create

He was a painter known for his landscape paintings.

How did he make a special contribution to American Romanticism?

He painted pictures of what was happening in the time period and some writers would go from his paintings and explain what was going on, and he would paint a picture of some articles he would read.

Fun Facts

* He turned down a job to continue to paint.