Con­sta­ble: A Coun­try Rebel

The Irish Mail on Sunday - TV Week - - SEVEN DAYS -

To mod­ern eyes, John Con­sta­ble’s paint­ings of the English coun­try­side may be over-fa­mil­iar. Alas­tair Sooke (left) strug­gles to see him as any­thing other than ‘safe and cosy’. But in this doc­u­men­tary Sooke’s eyes are opened to a new per­spec­tive on the artist – as a rev­o­lu­tion­ary who stayed true to his vi­sion de­spite crit­i­cal and com­mer­cial fail­ure.

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