Monthly Archives: November 2014

Art Aged

I often buy pieces which are not perfect.  They have been damaged in some way.  They may have age spots or imperfections in the paper or water stains.  To others they are lessened but I try to look past the … Continue reading

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Art of Egypt

I find pieces of art which span the globe in their origin.  These pieces are not always done by artist who are native to or even reside in those distant lands.  More often they are by artists who have travelled … Continue reading

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War Remembered through Art

With Remembrance Day having just gone by, I thought I might look at a few items I have collected with a connection to war.  I could talk about and use images from The Graphic Illustrated Newspaper (September to December 1870 – … Continue reading

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Art in Collaboration

This weeks chapter follows on from the previous in that it regards an image painted by #LouiseElizabethVigeeLeBrun.  The painting is entitled #L’InnonenceSeRefugiantDanLesBrasDeLaJustice or ‘Innocence Taking Refuge In The Arms Of Justice’.  It was painted in 1779.  It can be seen … Continue reading

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