John Constable Quote

I paint by all the daylight we have and that is little enough, less perhaps than you have by much... imagine to yourself how a purl must look through a burnt glass.


Letter to John Dunthorne, 1801; as quoted in Leslie Parris and Ian Fleming-Williams, Constable (Tate Gallery Publications, London, 1993), p. 510 - from Letters

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I paint by all the daylight we have and that is little enough, less perhaps than you have by much... imagine to yourself how a purl must look through ...

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I paint by all the daylight we have and that is little enough, less perhaps than you have by much... imagine to yourself how a purl must look through ...

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I paint by all the daylight we have and that is little enough, less perhaps than you have by much... imagine to yourself how a purl must look through ...

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I paint by all the daylight we have and that is little enough, less perhaps than you have by much... imagine to yourself how a purl must look through ...