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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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An Artists Eye

It continues to cause me wonder as to how an artist sees.  I live in a beautiful part of the country (to some a little flat).  I have seen beautiful things.  But how does one move from seeing to actually … Continue reading

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Art of J F Millet

IJean-Francois Millet (October 4, 1814 – January 20, 1875) was a French painter and one of the founders of the Barbizon School in rural France. He painted mostly scenes of peasant farmers and country life. He was part of the … Continue reading

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Art in History

Earlier, I wrote about art representing events in history. William Simpson from my first post was renowned as a war artist. He is remembered for his portrayal of ‘The Charge of the Light Brigade’. It must have been exciting, exhilarating, … Continue reading

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