Constable's kingfisher found

December 15 2014

Image of Constable's kingfisher found

Picture: Mail

Restorers cleaning John Constable's The Mill Stream have found a kingfisher streaking over the water. Previously it was obscured by dirt and old varnish. More here

The painting belongs to Christchurch Museum in Ipswich. I'd love to be able to link to something on their homepage explaining more about the news, but, as is so often the case, the museum's almost non existent digital footprint means it isn't able to capitalise on the publicity windfall. 

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