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William Hogarth Etcher

When it comes to famous artists, certainly, #WilliamHogarth (1697-1764) ranks very high.  An Englishman known for his satirical illustrations and social criticism.  He was fascinated with the street life of London and usually sat sketching at many a city fair … Continue reading

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Anne of Cleves

#AnneofCleves (1515 – 1557) was the fourth wife of King Henry VIII and was the luckiest of the eight. The union was urged by Henry’s chief minister Thomas Cromwell as a politically astute alliance.  The consummation of the marriage was … Continue reading

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