Keating on Constable

United Kingdom, 1983

Film
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Episode of Series “Keating on Painters Series”.
Tom Keating, art forger explains how Constable always initiated his work from a black and white sketch, working on this to produce his final work. He examines “The Hay Wain” describing Constable’s use of shading techniques and his love of greys. Keating explains how Constable was never afraid to paint over yesterday’s work and suggests that Constable, although a rapid worker, would repaint until satisfied.

Credits

producer

Richard Beighton

production company

Channel 4 Television Corporation

Moving Picture Company

Language

English

Duration

00:30:00:00

Colour

Colour

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1983

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

36041

Subject categories

Crafts & Visual Arts → Constable, William

Crafts & Visual Arts → Keating, Tom

Crafts & Visual Arts → Painting

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

People → Constable, William

People → Keating, Tom

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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