Saturday, 17 August 2013
"Charlotte Street, August 18th, 1823: I was at the Countess of Dysart's fete champetre at Ham House. I have pleased her by painting two portraits lately, and she has sent me half a buck."
John Constable to John Fisher.
Well Walk, Hampstead, 16th August 1833: "I can hardly write for looking at the silvery clouds; how I sigh for that peace (to paint them) which this world cannot give, (to me at least). "
John Constable to C.R. Leslie.