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Constable painted this fresh and atmospheric view in the grounds of the home of John Fisher. He was a canon of Salisbury Cathedral and Constable's closest friend. At the Royal Academy critics condemned the painting as 'a nasty green thing', and the artist withdrew it.

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  • Title: Water-meadows near Salisbury
  • Creator: John Constable
  • Date Created: 1820 or 1829

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