John Constable, ‘The Mill Stream. Verso: Night Scene with Bridge’ c.1810
John Constable
The Mill Stream. Verso: Night Scene with Bridge c.1810
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The front or face of a single sheet of paper, or the right-hand page of an open book is called the recto. The back or underside of a single sheet of paper, or the left-hand page of an open book is known as the verso.

The works illustrated here each have paintings on both the recto and verso.