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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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Hans Feibusch artist

This past week, my eye was drawn to a book – #TheRevelationOfSaintJohnTheDivine. It was published in 1946. The text comes from the #KingJamesBible but it was the illustrations which drew me to the book. The depiction of scenes in lithographic … Continue reading

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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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Oil and Water

Today, I came across two very different pictures. One an oil and the other a watercolour. Both lovely and yet very different in style. The oil painting is by Belgian artist Christian¬†Frederick¬†Beck 1876 – 1954. Beck is better known for … Continue reading

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