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Travels with Art

I thought this week we would go for a ramble through the countryside using some pieces from my collection. Often, when I travel I like to take the road less traveled and by doing so I experience the ‘real/authentic life’ … Continue reading

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William Frederick Hulk artist

Today, we look at an artist who was at his best when he painted on a small scale but did paint a number of fine large pieces. #WilliamFrederickHulk (1852-1906) was born in Holland. His father Abraham Hulk and uncle Johannes … Continue reading

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William Forrest engraver

In this chapter we consider an artist who is famous for copying from other greats.  William Forrest (1805-1899)is known for his landscape engravings.  His best works are based on pieces by Chevalier, Church, Lorraine, Waterloo, and Allan.  #WilliamForrest worked in … Continue reading

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Nicolaes Pieterszoon Berchem – A Dutch Master

As we begin a new year, I would like to introduce you to an artist who once was widely known and respected.   #NicolaesPieterszoonBerchem ( 1620-1683) was a highly esteemed and prolific painter of pastoral landscapes, populated with mythological or biblical figures. … Continue reading

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Art On Shore

The etchings today are of the sea as viewed from the shore.  A stormy sea, a shipwreck, low tide, and a calm coastal scene done by different artists. #TheMorningAftertheWreckofaDutchEastIndia-Man is this etchings full title.  Etched by #JCousen after a painting … Continue reading

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Art of Bovril

Just the mention of #Bovril likely makes one think of beef extract – but Bovril licensed the reproduction of thirty-nine paintings between 1901 and 1914 from the leading print publisher #CWFaulkner.  Twelve of these were after works by Elsley and six were after … Continue reading

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Art of Open Space

Today, three views by three different artists of wide open spaces.  Three scenic prints of three different countries.  To begin, I invite you to travel to what is most likely Shropshire , the source of the river Trent. An etching … Continue reading

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