Welcome to the Dedham Vale Society Website. Our Society is a charity that was founded in 1938 to argue for the protection of the landscapes, built heritage and wildlife of the Dedham Vale, the area known as Constable Country as it dominates the works of John Constable RA, England's finest landscape artist. It is largely thanks to our campaigning members that the water-meadows, fields and.
The tranquil landscape of the River Stour valley, the setting for many of the paintings of the renowned artist John Constable, was officially designated the Dedham Vale Area of Natural Beauty by the Countryside Commission in 1969. The Vale stretches for nearly 14 miles on either side of the river, from Manningtree in the east to Wormingford in the west. However, even its official status as an.
The characteristic lowland English landscape on the Suffolk-Essex border, made famous worldwide by artists, is still as recognisable today as it was when painted by Constable and Gainsborough. The charm of the villages, fascinating local attractions and beauty of the surrounding countryside mean there’s no shortage of places to go and things to see.
The Vale of Dedham is an 1828 oil painting by the English painter John Constable which depicts Dedham Vale on the Essex-Suffolk border in eastern England. It is in the permanent collection of the Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh. The view from Gun Hill along the River Stour to Dedham village and the distant Stour estuary was a favourite subject of Constable which he painted several times.
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Constable depicted the Dedham Vale framed by trees, looking eastwards from Gun Hill, down along the course of the River Stour towards the sea, with the tower of Dedham Church and the village in the middle distance, and Harwich beyond. For this composition he returned to his early painting, Dedham Vale 1802 (Victoria and Albert Museum, London), intensifying the detail of the 1802 study by.
Dedham Vale Voice has 2,961 members. A community information, announcement and Shout out page for residents of Dedham and the surrounding Vale villages.
John Constable lived at Dedham in the valley’s lower reaches, and it is to Flatford Mill and Willy Lott’s cottage that many visitors are attracted. Come a few kilometres upstream, though, and you find another country where some of Constable’s relatives and descendents lived, and through which his father’s barges passed daily in the early 19th century.