Monthly Archives: August 2015

Art Drawn

I come across drawings while I search for pieces to add to my collection to blog about.  Many are unsigned and not readily identifiable, but I add them to my collection and would like to share a number of them … Continue reading

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Art by E M Synge

#EdwardMillingtonSynge (pronounced sing) was born in 1860 in Great Malvern.  Educated in Norwich and then Trinity College, Cambridge.  He became a land agent.  He loved to draw and one day saw an advert in a shop window saying ‘Etching taught … Continue reading

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Art of Royalty 2

Royalty has long been a favourite subject for artists.  Sometimes because they were reimbursed for it and other times for the sake of history to mark a personage or event. We begin with a wonderful engraving by #HenryBryanHall (1808-1884) of #QueenVictoria … Continue reading

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From Rossini to Morris

The way I collect art is for most collectors of art so very random and non-specific. I do not search for works by an artist or visit galleries, or art auctions to collect but rely solely on people donating art … Continue reading

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German Art

Just been to Berlin for a long weekend and enjoyed the Kupferstichkabinett (Print Gallery) special display called ‘Gone to the Dogs’.  A collection of their prints and drawings which include canines in the image.  Durer, Rembrandt, Nicholson to name a few.  Covering … Continue reading

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