Category Archives: Etching

Andrew Watson Turnbull and William Tatton Winters engravers

I added a couple of engravings to my collection this week. #AndrewWatsonTurnbull (1874-1957) was a painter, etcher, and stained glass designer. He was born in Edinburgh. His training was done at the Royal College of Art and the Royal Academy. … Continue reading

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Ferdinand Jean Luigini artist

We visit a French Impressionist painter known for his many landscapes, marine views and city scenes. #FerdinandJeanLuigini (1870-1943) was born in Orleans, France. His father was a renowned composer of ballets and operas. His sister was a concert harpist and … Continue reading

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Richard Earlom engraver

A look at one of the finest mezzotint and stipple engravers of his day. #RichardEarlom (1743-1822) apprenticed under GB Cipriani to learn his craft of engraving. His studies brought him to work with #JohnBoydell for which he produced around 300 … Continue reading

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Malcolm Osborne engraver

#MalcolmOsborne was born in 1880 at Frome, Somerset. At the age of 20, he moved to Streatham, London with his brother. From 1901 to 1906, he studied under artist and print maker Frank Short at the Royal College of Art. … Continue reading

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Lucas van Leyden, master artist

I bought a couple of engravings this past week. They are both biblical scenes and created by the same artist. If they are by the original artist and not later copies by another engraver they are a couple of the … Continue reading

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Alfred R. Blundell and Cavendish Morton

Today, we travel eastward from my home into the shire of Norfolk and experience the unique landscape through an etching by #AlfredRBlundell. Breckland Pines – etching by Alfred R Blundell Alfred Blundell (1883-1968) was an all-round artist – dabbling in … Continue reading

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Pieter van den Keere engraver

It is not often I come across pieces which are extremely old but this past week I did. They are a set of six small maps of Scotland with their written description on the back. Nowadays they are known as … Continue reading

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Portraits of Eminent Painters

Every once in a while, I come across a book that I think is special. Today , we look at a book published in 1739. Although the book is not in great shape. It is intact. It contains the an … Continue reading

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Russian and Eastern European Art

As I have stated before, I often buy pieces because I like them. That should be a main reason for anyone buying art. This being said, we will look at a number of pieces from #Russia and Eastern Europe. I … Continue reading

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Sir Hubert Von Herkomer artist

Today, we visit an artist who was a successful portrait painter but is known for his early works picturing the life of the poor. #HubertvonHerkomer (1849-1914) was born into a poor family in Waal, Bavaria. His father was a very … Continue reading

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