Follow Mary as she reveals the truth behind this very credible Suffolk landscape. With its parish church in the distance and river winding through the fields, surely this place exists ‒ or is the Suffolk born and bred artist deceiving us?
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Dr Mary McMahon, our Bernays Curatorial Fellow of British Paintings, asks whether John Constable's 'The Cornfield' is too good to be true. Does this lane and stream exist or is this rural idyll exactly that?
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