'Mysterious Monuments': The Visualisation of History in Constable's Later Paintings
National Museum and Galleries of Wales
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The paper looks at the depiction of history in Constable's later paintings, through the use of visual ambiguity and monumentality. The aim is to elicit the particular ways in which historical material and historical ideas are visualised in the major painting of Salisbury Cathedral.
Public lecture given at National Museum and Galleries of Wales, Cardiff, Reardon Smith Lecture Theatre, June 2014