Category Archives: Modern prints

The Genius of Paper

I thought I would begin this year with a short chapter on something which must be one of man’s greatest inventions. #Paper is something which we take for granted nowadays and are now limiting or trying to eradicate some of … Continue reading

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A Christmas Rose – A Legend

Today is Christmas and I offer (a poor effort of poesy on my part) a tale which is known near and far. There is a tale told from old Two thousand years plus a number more Of starry skies and … Continue reading

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Art of Willy Pogany

One might be forgiven for not recognising the name #WilliamAndrew(Willy)Pogany (1882-1955) but once one sees his artwork he becomes very memorable.  Earlier this week, I acquired a copy of #TheRimeOfTheAncientMariner by #SamuelTaylorColeridge. Pogany was born Vilmos Andreas Pogany in Hungary … Continue reading

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From Gauffering to Gauging

Two topics which were often seen in years past but which are seldom seen today.  This chapters’ focus is on two books which I have recently come across.  One gauffered and the other an instruction manual for gauging.   We … Continue reading

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Pedro Lobos Art

I came across two woodcuts this past week.  They originate from an artist previously unknown to me and from a country which I have no other art works from.  Neither have I visited this country.  Even the continent in which … Continue reading

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Tunnel Art

London, as a city, has many things going for it.  It has for centuries been a focal point of banking, business, politics, law, religion, art et al.  To consolidate and enhance it’s position, works have been carried out over the … Continue reading

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Valentine Art

A couple of beautiful prints – actually book plates – that I acquired this past week lead to today’s focus.  A pair of images removed from a book.  A book called ‘The Quiver of Love – A Collection of Valentines … Continue reading

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Travel via Art

Through the art I collect, I am able to travel the width and breadth of this country.  Art is able to take me to places I have been, to places I have not and at times to places that have … Continue reading

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Art from the 18th Century

I managed to pick up some pieces printed in the 1700’s. Due to their age they are not in great condition but remain pieces which are of interest. We begin with the great David Garrick and George Anne Bellamy in … Continue reading

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