Tag Archives: children

Robert Scott engraver

Today, a friend from Church gave me an old bible. It was the second volume out of a set. Covers intact but some water damage had occurred to the pages. Printed in 1815 (New Testament) and 1817 for the minor … Continue reading

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Pedro Lobos Art

I came across two woodcuts this past week.  They originate from an artist previously unknown to me and from a country which I have no other art works from.  Neither have I visited this country.  Even the continent in which … Continue reading

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Art by PW Tompkins

#PeltroWilliamTompkins (1759-1840) was an English engraver.  The son of a landscape painter with a brother who also specialised as a draughtsman and aquatint engraver of course he followed into the family tradition.  Tompkins studied under the great #FrancescoBartolozzi working in … Continue reading

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Art Familial

Today, we go and have family pictures taken.  And we take it for granted the ease at which these images are then produced and reproduced.  But years past the painting of ones family or a personal portrait was not such an … Continue reading

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Art of the Dot

I beg your indulgence as I return to a topic which I have talked about earlier.  The artistry and beauty of the stipple engraving. Perhaps some might call what is portrayed in this picture dated, idealistic or naive and in … Continue reading

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Art of Youth

The portrayal of children in art can be and often is quite idealized.  The first artwork pictured here is such a work. When I first saw it from a distance, I thought it to be fairly impressionistic in style and … Continue reading

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