Portrait of Mrs Edwards - John Constable

Portrait of Mrs. Edwards: John Constable

Portrait of Mrs. Edwards is an 1818 painting by English Romantic landscape artist John Constable. This work is located in the Rhode Island School of Design Museum in Providence, Rhode Island.

John Constable’s painting titled Mrs. Edwards is also known as Portrait of Maria Bicknell. Maria Bicknell was Constable’s beloved wife, whom he married in 1816. The painting is an intimate portrait of Maria, capturing her elegance and beauty. It was completed around 1816, shortly after their marriage.

Constable’s affection for Maria is evident in the painting, which depicts her with a serene expression and gentle demeanor. The portrait reflects Constable’s deep love for his wife and his desire to immortalize her image on canvas.

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