Monthly Archives: October 2015

William Blake Juxtaposed

 Born into a middle class family, #WilliamBlake (1757-1827) was poet, painter, and printmaker. Receiving little recognition during his lifetime, Blake is now considered a foundational figure in the history of the poetry and visual arts of the Romantic Age.  Blake’s … Continue reading

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The Brumby

This story travels 100 years into the future from last weeks watercolour and is about a book which connects not only this country but one down under.  ‘The Brumby’ is the title of a book written by #MaryElwynPatchett.  A brumby … Continue reading

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Bayard’s Cove

This chapter is about a picture which I talked about two weeks ago in a post called ‘Art Unsigned’.  I have continued to research the watercolour and have found new facts and some interesting proofs which arise in regards to … Continue reading

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Still-life

Still-life art is the presentation of inanimate objects and it is amazing how beautiful those simple objects can be. Two finely executed watercolours by an unknown artist.  I believe that they might have been painted for #FrancisOrpenMorris and his work … Continue reading

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Art Unsigned

I often come across pieces that are not signed but are still of good artistic value.  Today a chapter of few words but of an artistic worth of which the paintings may speak for themselves.  They all come from the … Continue reading

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