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Edmond Adolphe Rudaux artist

Today, we look at an artist from France. EdmondAdolpheRudaux (1840-1914) was a painter, etcher and illustrator of genre and idealised scenes. He was born in Verdun and went on to study painting and etching under artists like Lanielle, Leclaire and … Continue reading

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Thomas Gaugain Stipple Engraver

Today, we travel to France home of engraver #ThomasGaugain (1756-1812).  Supposedly born in Abbeville, France, Gaugain would have moved to England as a child with his family.  But baptismal records show the baptism of a John Thomas Gaugain at St. Anne’s, … Continue reading

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Art Drawn

I come across drawings while I search for pieces to add to my collection to blog about.  Many are unsigned and not readily identifiable, but I add them to my collection and would like to share a number of them … Continue reading

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Art of Sister Maria Innocentia

Few will recognize the name of Sister Maria Innocentia, which is the name she took when she became a nun.  But at the mention of her last name many will associate ceramic figurines with her for her last name was … Continue reading

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Art of Line & Colour 2

A little over a year ago I discussed a local artist by name of #PeterNuttall and I have managed to add a third piece by this artist to my collection.  Another local artist will also be covered in this chapter. … Continue reading

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Art Inspired

I am always amazed at what people give away. Do we lack taste or appreciation of art? Maybe because it is old we think it unworthy of our modern world? I think in some respect we do lack an appreciation … Continue reading

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Art of Line and Colour

I, at times, wonder what draws me to a piece of art but this week I know full well that it is the sublime skill with pen and ink.  Two pieces by artist Peter Nuttall in my collection are the … 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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Art of J F Millet

IJean-Francois Millet (October 4, 1814 – January 20, 1875) was a French painter and one of the founders of the Barbizon School in rural France. He painted mostly scenes of peasant farmers and country life. He was part of the … Continue reading

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