Beautiful Paintings from England

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The Haywain
How awesome is this? It is a website called
Your Paintings.
John Constable
1776-1837
 It aims to show the entire UK national    collection  of oil paintings, the stories behind the paintings,  and where to see them for real. It is made up of  paintings from thousands of museums and other institutions around the country.  Your Paintings is a joint initiative between the BBC, the Public Catalogue Foundation and museums from across the UK.  
   A little landscape print that  I bought in a small antique store in  Yorkshire,
   called The Haywain, is on the site.  It was painted by John Constable.   A 
   quote from the site says, "Constable's wife, Maria, died from tuberculosis 
   in 1828.  He was devastated and wore black for the rest of his life."
     

A Little White Hen

A Little White Hen
Leave It Better Than You Found It