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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 of the Forgotten

As I collect art, I find myself wondering how some fine artists just disappear from public knowledge.  They may be found in galleries but they are not well known.  How does one compete with Turner or Constable?  Today a few … Continue reading

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Art in Solitude

I wonder if the life of an artist is lonely at times, or possibly, do they seek out solitude for the sake of their art.   The image I present to you is to my eye a masterful example of … Continue reading

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Art Mediums

The great variety of mediums which artists can use and do use expands the realm of what we call art.  The items in my collection do not reflect the multitude of artistic mediums which exist but every once in a … Continue reading

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Art of Gustave Dore

In my journeys in the search for art I have acquired some things which might not be considered art but they are works which contain artworks.  I have in my collection a set of ‘The Graphic Illustrated Paper’ from September … Continue reading

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Art on the Move

The holiday season draws to a close and I and my wife have have just returned from a short break with our dear friends in Wales.  And as is my wont, I bought some art.  After loading the car and … Continue reading

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Art of Print

  This week I have added two large antique prints to my collection. The first is titled ‘The Last Watch of Hero’. The original was painted by Lord Leighton(1830-1896) around 1887. Lord Leighton is renowned for his drapery or the … Continue reading

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