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Marine etching

As I have have been collecting , I have come across some superb etchings. It is true that I think the art of etching/engraving is under-valued by the art world and general public. There are, of course, those few like … Continue reading

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Art Unsigned

I often come across pieces that are not signed but are still of good artistic value.  Today a chapter of few words but of an artistic worth of which the paintings may speak for themselves.  They all come from the … Continue reading

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Art Prior

There is a twist in the title, of course, for today I wish to introduce you to etcher #ThomasAbielPrior.  He lived from 1809 to 1886 which means he worked with and for many of Britain’s greatest artists.  Always a talented … Continue reading

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Art Classique

I went to an auction this past week hoping I might find something of interest and managed to come away with a print.  The print comes from centuries past.  It and one other are today’s focus – both of which … Continue reading

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Art of Egypt

I find pieces of art which span the globe in their origin.  These pieces are not always done by artist who are native to or even reside in those distant lands.  More often they are by artists who have travelled … Continue reading

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Art in Pairs

This week I picked up four pieces from two different artists – two per artist.   Two fine etchings from a German artist. #JohannAdamKlein (1792-1875) painted a number of battle scenes which made him celebrated throughout Germany. Klein excelled as a … Continue reading

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Art of Biblical Illustration

Most of the Bibles produced today are text only.  Of course the font and print used is chosen to ease reading but only a few versions are illustrated.  In years past many versions were illustrated by famous artists and etchers. … Continue reading

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Forgotten Art

I have had in my possession for many years a print, so many years that I do not remember how or where I acquired this print.  I know that the print shows the meeting of the Leprozengracht canal and the … Continue reading

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Art at Sea

The sea as plays a big part in the of history of this area.  The first etching portrays King Edmund as he comes ashore at Hunstanton in East Anglia.  Edmund landed on Hunstanton beach in 855AD.  This son of a German … Continue reading

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Art in Landscape

Recently, my wife and I visited Northern Ireland for a holiday.  We rented a small cottage on a farm where they stable horses, give riding lessons and teach show jumping.  The setting was I lovely.  Looking out of the French … Continue reading

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