Tag Archives: bird

Art of Birds

When one considers birds in art one must consider ornithologists by the names of #PrideauxJohnSelby (1788-1867) and #JohnGould (1804-1881). A pair of British ornithologists who were and still are renowned for their studies of birds. I have only one etching … Continue reading

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Ladies of Printing

I am heading to Cambridge to see the exhibition #CarolineWatson (1760-1814) and Female Printmaking in Late Georgian England’.  She is regarded as ‘the first British professional woman engraver’.  Born in London  she studied under her father, James Watson, an Irish … Continue reading

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Art Old and New

From a man who is considered to be a founder in his sector to a man whose art you may have seen but not realized it. . #PJSelby is considered to be one of the great masters of bird art … Continue reading

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Art of a Different Medium

While collecting, I have purchased beautiful objects which might be considered artistic but they do not fall into what one might call the focus of my collection.  Most of my collection is of paintings and prints.  Today, I present to … Continue reading

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