Monthly Archives: August 2012

Art a Record of Change

Many of the pieces of art which I own are from the last century or even earlier. They inspire in me a desire to visit the places which they portray but I also realise that those places will have changed. … Continue reading

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Art of Advertising

I did something today, which I do not often do.  As I was acquiring items for my work I stopped and did a quick shop for art works.  And I purchased something which, for me, is odd.  I have no … Continue reading

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Art of J F Millet

IJean-Francois Millet (October 4, 1814 – January 20, 1875) was a French painter and one of the founders of the Barbizon School in rural France. He painted mostly scenes of peasant farmers and country life. He was part of the … Continue reading

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Art of Print

  This week I have added two large antique prints to my collection. The first is titled ‘The Last Watch of Hero’. The original was painted by Lord Leighton(1830-1896) around 1887. Lord Leighton is renowned for his drapery or the … Continue reading

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