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May Marshall Brown artist

We travel to Scotland, to visit the home of artist #MayMarshallBrown (nee Brown Robertson). She was born in 1887, the daughter of an Edinburgh wine merchant (William Robertson). Her artistic talents were the focus of her education. She studied at … Continue reading

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Dean Wolstenholme, the Elder, painter

Because I collect in the manner I do, I find items which are considered valueless. Often times they are damaged and imperfect and in need of love and attention. Such is the case with today’s artwork. I picked up this … Continue reading

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Sir Edwin Landseer

Today, we look at an artist whose reputation as a painter of animals was and is unrivalled. #EdwinHenryLandseer (1802-1873) was and is best known for his paintings of horses, dogs, and stags. Landseer was also a sculptor and if you … Continue reading

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Chinese Porcelain

I certainly am not knowledgable enough in the area of Chinese porcelain and it is not something that I regularly collect but every once in a while I come across a piece that catches my eye. Such is the case … Continue reading

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Salvador Dali Surrealist

When we think of modern day artists, certainly, #SalvadorDali (1904 – 1989) is a name that comes to mind. Dali was born in Figueres, Catalonia, SpaIn. A talented draftsman, Dali is best known for his imaginatively striking and even bizarre … Continue reading

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Thomas McLean Publisher

  Every once in a while, I come across a set of items which are related somehow.  The set of 6 prints which I acquired the other day were published by #ThomasMcLean (1788-1875).  McLean was a London based printseller and … Continue reading

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The Brumby

This story travels 100 years into the future from last weeks watercolour and is about a book which connects not only this country but one down under.  ‘The Brumby’ is the title of a book written by #MaryElwynPatchett.  A brumby … Continue reading

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Art Equine

Horses are beautiful creatures.  Sleek and powerful.  Portrayed by artists using most artistic media.  The first piece in this chapter is a lithograph by #JulesLaurens (1825-1901).  It is after a painting by #RosaBonheur (1822-1899). A stunning portrayal of a stallion … Continue reading

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Art On Shore

The etchings today are of the sea as viewed from the shore.  A stormy sea, a shipwreck, low tide, and a calm coastal scene done by different artists. #TheMorningAftertheWreckofaDutchEastIndia-Man is this etchings full title.  Etched by #JCousen after a painting … Continue reading

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Ladies of Printing

I am heading to Cambridge to see the exhibition #CarolineWatson (1760-1814) and Female Printmaking in Late Georgian England’.  She is regarded as ‘the first British professional woman engraver’.  Born in London  she studied under her father, James Watson, an Irish … Continue reading

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