John Constable

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Past Exhibition: John Constable

exhibition catalogue cover with pencil sketch of cathedral by Constable.
John Constable: Drawings, Oil Sketches and Paintings from a Private Collection
November 15, 1994 to February 12, 1995

An exhibition of approximately one hundred works by John Constable (1776–1837) was devoted to his primary interest, landscape. The assembled group, spanning the artist's entire career, came from a private collection; virtually none of the works had been previously shown in this country.

Cocktails with a Curator: Constable's 'White Horse'

video still of Aimee Ng and oil painting in the Frick Collection gallery

This week, Frick curator Aimee Ng hosts us at her apartment for "Cocktails with a Curator." She tells us the story of one of John Constable's favorite and monumental paintings, 'The White Horse.' Aimee shares Constable's inventive sketches and his nostalgic memories of the English countryside. Tonight's drink is Gin and Dubonnet, reportedly Queen Elizabeth II's cocktail of choice.

Cocktail Recipe

Masterpieces from the Scottish National Gallery

Link to introductory video for the exhibition 'Masterpieces from the Scottish National Gallery'

Susan Grace Galassi, Senior Curator at The Frick Collection, introduces the exhibition Masterpieces from the Scottish National Gallery, on view in the East Gallery through February 1, 2015.