Tag Archives: bridge

Henry Holiday ‘Dante and Beatrice’

I have written in regards to Dante in a couple of other chapters and today we look at an image by artist #HenryGeorgeHoliday (1839-1927). Perhaps Henry Holiday’s best known painting is that of Dante and Beatrice at Ponte Santa Trinitas … Continue reading

Posted in Drawings and Sketches, Watercolour paintings | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Art of Postcards

Postcards are not something which I deliberately search for when looking at art to expand my collection but the other day I did add some postcards to my collection.  I chose these 26 postcards since they were from 1907  and … Continue reading

Posted in Modern prints, Watercolour paintings | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Art After 2

Last weeks chapter concentrated on the copying of an artists creation by another artist using a different medium to express that second image.  The second artists image is said to be ‘after’ the original artists but how close can one … Continue reading

Posted in Watercolour paintings | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Art of Bridges

Man has built things to assist his development from his beginning.  #Bridges and their development through time epitomise the changes in design and materials available to man’s ingenuity. So two very different bridges ancient and modern from two different parts … Continue reading

Posted in Watercolour paintings | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Art of T. Leslie Hawkes

I love going into galleries and museums wherever I go.  Galleries filled with local artists’ creations can inspire as well as inform about the area that is around.  #TLeslieHawkes was a well-known Lake District watercolour artist who was inspired by … Continue reading

Posted in Etching, Watercolour paintings | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Art of the Forgotten

As I collect art, I find myself wondering how some fine artists just disappear from public knowledge.  They may be found in galleries but they are not well known.  How does one compete with Turner or Constable?  Today a few … Continue reading

Posted in Oil Paintings, Watercolour paintings | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Art In Variety

Three different types of art today, a linocut, an aquatint, and a pen and ink drawing, all from modern artists.  Very different techniques and yet they produce beauty in their own ways. A linocut by James Kerr entitled ‘The Cockerel’. … Continue reading

Posted in Drawings and Sketches, Etching, Lino/woodcuts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Art of Queen’s

While considering what to blog about this week, I found myself going through my collection and discovering a couple of prints which might be of interest to some.  These prints are not tremendously old but they are local in perspective. … Continue reading

Posted in Drawings and Sketches, Modern prints | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Art of Charity

All of today’s art in this chapter has been purchased through charity shops.  This does mean that at times I acquire it at a very affordable price, but I never haggle at these shops since their profits go toward which … Continue reading

Posted in Modern prints, Needlework, Watercolour paintings | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Modern prints, Watercolour paintings | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments