During his stays at Brighton Constable produced 150 paintings including the famous "Chain Pier", 1827, now in Tate Britain. Many of the other Brighton works went to galleries in Paris where he was especially admired, being awarded a medal by Charles X and a Gold medal at Lille.
|John Harrap and Richard Constable|
|Mayor Cr.Denise Cobb and Richard Constable|
Constable's light-filled top floor painting room as their own studio.
In April- October 2017 in Brighton Museum Peter Harrap will curate an exhibition "John Constable in Brighton" where it is hoped to have a large selection of the works that issued from the house.
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