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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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Art After

A newly added etching inspires this weeks chapter. When one copies an artist’s work, it could be called plagiarism if copied exactly but if one uses a different medium or is only influenced by the artist the art produced is … Continue reading

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Art To Be Thankful For

Today an artistic and a medical advance which helped develop their concerned fields. We begin with #DescentfromtheCross.  A colour print by #GeorgeBaxter.  Most of us would not recognise his name but we possibly should. George Baxter developed/advanced the art of … Continue reading

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Art of Home

Having moved across the ocean from the place where I was born has not always been easy. I do not regret having done so, for I and my family have been greatly blessed but there are things I miss – … Continue reading

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Art in Myth and Reality

I begin this weeks blog with a piece of work by the Swiss-born artist, Angelica Kauffman, who had a profound career as a neo-classical painter and who was a founding member of the Royal Academy of Arts in 1768. The … Continue reading

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The Gift Of Art

Recently, I assisted a friend and her family move due to unforseen circumstances in their family life. I volunteered my services but in thankfulness for my assistance I was given a gift. This gift consisted of artworks which my friend … Continue reading

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