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Art Classique

I went to an auction this past week hoping I might find something of interest and managed to come away with a print.  The print comes from centuries past.  It and one other are today’s focus – both of which … Continue reading

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Art Aged

I often buy pieces which are not perfect.  They have been damaged in some way.  They may have age spots or imperfections in the paper or water stains.  To others they are lessened but I try to look past the … Continue reading

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Art in Pairs

This week I picked up four pieces from two different artists – two per artist.   Two fine etchings from a German artist. #JohannAdamKlein (1792-1875) painted a number of battle scenes which made him celebrated throughout Germany. Klein excelled as a … Continue reading

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Art of T. Leslie Hawkes

I love going into galleries and museums wherever I go.  Galleries filled with local artists’ creations can inspire as well as inform about the area that is around.  #TLeslieHawkes was a well-known Lake District watercolour artist who was inspired by … Continue reading

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Art of JMW Turner Or Not?

Recently, I went to the #AshmoleanMuseum in Oxford with a friend taking with us a watercolour painting. I did so as an an amateur art lover to compare it with the Turner painting which the Ashmolean holds. So here I … Continue reading

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Art of Winter

After receiving a message from my daughter in Laos complaining that she is cold even though the temperature is 24 degrees.  I decided that this might be a fine topic to blog about.  To begin, a few words from a … Continue reading

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Art of Black and White

I am going to again blog about etchings.  The texture that is achieved and clarity of image is to me an wonderful thing. #CWTaylor began working as a commercial engraver but went on to produce artistic etchings with an assured … Continue reading

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Art of the Hunt

The two images which follow might stir emotions and feelings especially if you are an animal lover.  They present a sport that is no longer valued in this country or time.  Both  are by artist Samuel Howitt.  Samuel Howitt (1756-1822) … Continue reading

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