The Haywain (Constable)
The Haywain (or The Hay Wain) by John Constable, painted in 1821.
Painted in oil on canvas.
Presented in the National Gallery in London (UK)
Style – Romanticism
Known as England’s most iconic painting and John Constable’s most famous painting.
About The Haywain-
The painting is a part of Constable‘s Six-Footers series. It depicts the scene near Flatford Mill on the River Stour between two English countries Suffolk (shown in the left side of the painting) and Essex (on the right side).
Amazing facts about The Haywain:
It was first exhibited in London’s Royal Academy (1921) and failed to find a buyer.
It was originally titled “Landscape: Noon”.
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