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Henry Scott Tuke artist

We travel to Cornwall to visit with artist #HenryScottTuke (1858-1929). Tuke was primarily an impressionist painter, both in oil and watercolour, as well as a photographer. He is best known for his paintings of nude boys and young men but … Continue reading

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Lee Man Fong artist

A Chinese painter, today, who has become known for his portrayal of Indonesian life. #LeeManFong was born in Guangdong, China in 1913. At the age of 3, his family emigrated to Singapore. It was here where he gain his early … Continue reading

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Thomas Gaugain Stipple Engraver

Today, we travel to France home of engraver #ThomasGaugain (1756-1812).  Supposedly born in Abbeville, France, Gaugain would have moved to England as a child with his family.  But baptismal records show the baptism of a John Thomas Gaugain at St. Anne’s, … Continue reading

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Art of Sister Maria Innocentia

Few will recognize the name of Sister Maria Innocentia, which is the name she took when she became a nun.  But at the mention of her last name many will associate ceramic figurines with her for her last name was … Continue reading

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Art Through a Life

Today, I want to talk about a man who worked in various artistic fields during his life.  A pioneer in some aspects – a man willing to explore his different talents and this after being trained as a boot-maker by … Continue reading

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