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Alfred Sharpe painter

Although #AlfredSharpe was born in Tranmere, Cheshire, England he became one of New Zealand’s most important artists. His father, a well to do Liverpool merchant, was an art lover and collector. Alfred studied at the Birkenhead School of Art. A … Continue reading

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Art Added

Almost a year ago, I wrote a chapter called ‘art on sale’ and in that chapter I wrote on two pieces by Beatrix Holms.  This past week I came across another piece by her.  I never did find any information … 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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Art on Sale

A local charity had a sale these last few days.  They had a sale on picture frames.  I don’t usually buy frames unless they are something very special, I am more concerned with what they hold and display.  I purchased … Continue reading

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Discoveries in Arts

Lately, I have found a new delight in the art which surrounds me day to day.  Much of this art comes from previous centuries but not all. It is art which has caught my eye and is not neccessarily worth … Continue reading

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