The Cornfield

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The Cornfield, painted 1826

The Cornfield is an oil-on-canvas painting by the English artist John Constable. It was finished in 1826 and was first exhibited at the Royal Academy that same year. It measures 143 by 122 cm. It is in the National Gallery, London.

Constable referred to the painting as The Drinking Boy. It shows a lane leading from East Bergholt towards Dedham, Essex.[1]


  1. ^ Richens, R. H., Elm (Cambridge 1983), p.166

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