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Henry Alken artist

Today a visit with an English artist who was known for his sporting and coaching scenes. #HenryThomasAlken (1785-1851) was a painter and engraver. In fact, we could talk about a number of the Alken family who were artists. His father … Continue reading

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Napoleon and Marengo

It always helps to paint or have famous people as the inspiration of your art.  This week I want to look at a couple of pieces which have Napoleon as there subject. We begin with an image of Napoleon by … 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 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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