Salisbury Cathedral from the South-West - John Constable

Salisbury Cathedral from the South-West: John Constable

Salisbury Cathedral from the South-West is an 1820 painting by English Romantic landscape artist John Constable. This work is located in the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, England.

Salisbury Cathedral, located in Salisbury, England, is one of the most iconic examples of medieval architecture in the country. Constructed between 1220 and 1258, it is renowned for its impressive Gothic style, particularly its soaring spire, which reaches a height of 404 feet (123 meters), making it the tallest spire in the United Kingdom.

The cathedral’s architecture is characterized by its pointed arches, ribbed vaults, and large stained glass windows, which fill the interior with light and color. Its interior features intricate stone carvings, including the famous medieval frieze known as the Salisbury Astronomical Clock.

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