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MEMOIRS OF THE LIFE OF JOHN CONSTABLE

By: C.R. LESLIE

Price: $6.00

Publisher: CORNELL UNIVERSITY PRESS:

Seller ID: IM262548

ISBN: 0801491908

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


C.R. Leslie's memoir of his friend John Constable was first published in 1843 (with an expanded second edition in 1845) and has remained the standard biography of Constable ever since. The book is chiefly compiled from Constable's own correspondence and conversation; indeed its great authority arises from the fact that the story is told almost throughout in the subject's own words. Constable wrote as he painted, with an acute and serious eye on the subject, and with a sp... View more info