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Myles Birket Foster

Today, we return to an artist whom we have previously visited but in regards to a couple of new pieces in my collection and also a change of technique from last time. #MylesBirketFoster (1825-1899) was a popular English illustrator, watercolourist, … Continue reading

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Marine etching

As I have have been collecting , I have come across some superb etchings. It is true that I think the art of etching/engraving is under-valued by the art world and general public. There are, of course, those few like … Continue reading

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Art Unsigned

I often come across pieces that are not signed but are still of good artistic value.  Today a chapter of few words but of an artistic worth of which the paintings may speak for themselves.  They all come from the … 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 of St Paul’s Cathedral

When visiting #London, one of the sites to see is #St.Paul’sCathedral. I have been a number of times and this chapter is about some of the artworks which I have in regards to St. Paul’s.  Most are from regular points … Continue reading

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Art through a Webb

The Webb I refer to is Kenneth Webb (b. 1927).  #KennethWebb is an English painter who has been influenced by colour – colour in nature and in natural forms.  Since 1953, when he was appointed Head of the Painting School at … Continue reading

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Art of bygone times

I have added three item to my wall this week, two prints and one charcoal sketch.  When I say bygone in the title to this chapter, you might consider that one of the three items isn’t really that old.  I … Continue reading

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Art a Record of Change

Many of the pieces of art which I own are from the last century or even earlier. They inspire in me a desire to visit the places which they portray but I also realise that those places will have changed. … Continue reading

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