since about Victorian times (roughly 1837 on)
Friday, August 19, 2011
Did Constable fake a pastoral scene in one of his best-loved paintings, The Cornfield?
With its vivid depiction of the English countryside, it has been a popular painting since Victorian times.
But anyone who goes in search of the idyllic landscape shown in The Cornfield by John Constable could be in for a disappointment.
The artist may have faked his most famous pastoral scene, startling evidence suggests.
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