Monthly Archives: September 2014

Artistry of Hokusai Katsushika

I have come across Japanese and Chinese artworks and am fascinated by their technique and style.  I picked up a woodblock print by #HokusaiKatsushika.  I believe it to believe a fairly modern reprint on quite rough textured paper. It is … Continue reading

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Art of Joseph Bell

This weeks chapter is one of speculation and imagination in regards to an aquatint in my collection.  It is a portrait of a man  who was  the inspiration for a very famous fictitious character known around the world. I believe … Continue reading

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Art from George Cattermole and Vincent Brooks

Two acknowledgements but one piece of art.  #GeorgeCattermole (1800-1868) is the original artist while #VincentBrooks (1814-1885) is the man who made the lithograph which I bought the other day. I present ‘Columbus propounding to the Prior of the Franciscan Convent … Continue reading

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Art Shakespearean

I have read quite a lot of Shakespeare thru my days and I recently purchased an almost complete set edited by Charles Knight.  I didn’t actually buy them to read but I wanted to add the illustrations into my collection. … Continue reading

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