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Frederick Mercer artist

Today, we travel to the city of Birmingham to visit the son of a fish monger. #FrederickMercer (1850-1939) came from humble beginnings. He began his work life at the age of 10 as an errand boy and by the age … 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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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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