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Joseph Syddall artist

I recently picked up an oil painting by #JosephSyddall. Joseph Syddall (1864 – 1942) was born in Old Whittington near Chesterfield, Derbyshire. The son of a master carpenter he started his working life as a clerk in a solicitor’s office. … Continue reading

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David Roberts Artist

If one were to begin collecting lithographs, one could do worse than beginning with #DavidRoberts (1796-1864) lithographs created by #LouisHaghe (1806-1885).  Roberts is known for his depictions of Egypt, the Near East and the Holy Land. After apprenticing as a … Continue reading

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Art of Egypt

I find pieces of art which span the globe in their origin.  These pieces are not always done by artist who are native to or even reside in those distant lands.  More often they are by artists who have travelled … Continue reading

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Art of Speculation

I, sometimes, when I am doing research on a new acquisition allow myself the liberty to dream.  The chance of finding a masterpiece is minute but one can dream.  Why not join me in a bit of speculation and then … Continue reading

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