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Art of Royalty 2

Royalty has long been a favourite subject for artists.  Sometimes because they were reimbursed for it and other times for the sake of history to mark a personage or event. We begin with a wonderful engraving by #HenryBryanHall (1808-1884) of #QueenVictoria … Continue reading

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German Art

Just been to Berlin for a long weekend and enjoyed the Kupferstichkabinett (Print Gallery) special display called ‘Gone to the Dogs’.  A collection of their prints and drawings which include canines in the image.  Durer, Rembrandt, Nicholson to name a few.  Covering … Continue reading

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Art in Collaboration

This weeks chapter follows on from the previous in that it regards an image painted by #LouiseElizabethVigeeLeBrun.  The painting is entitled #L’InnonenceSeRefugiantDanLesBrasDeLaJustice or ‘Innocence Taking Refuge In The Arms Of Justice’.  It was painted in 1779.  It can be seen … Continue reading

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Art of Advertising

I did something today, which I do not often do.  As I was acquiring items for my work I stopped and did a quick shop for art works.  And I purchased something which, for me, is odd.  I have no … Continue reading

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