John Constable Quote

I am just returned…with a deep conviction of Sir Joshua Reynolds' observation that there is no easy way of becoming a good painter. It can only be obtained by long contemplation and incessant labour.


letter to John Dunthorne, 29 May 1802; R. G. W. Clive John Constable (1903)

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I am just returned…with a deep conviction of Sir Joshua Reynolds' observation that there is no easy way of becoming a good painter. It can only be...

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I am just returned…with a deep conviction of Sir Joshua Reynolds' observation that there is no easy way of becoming a good painter. It can only be...

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I am just returned…with a deep conviction of Sir Joshua Reynolds' observation that there is no easy way of becoming a good painter. It can only be...

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I am just returned…with a deep conviction of Sir Joshua Reynolds' observation that there is no easy way of becoming a good painter. It can only be...