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The Art of Victor Noble Rainbird

Today, we visit a northern artist by name of #VictorNobleRainbird (1888-1936). He was born in North Shields in the U.K. His early education was at Armstrong College – now Newcastle University. His studies were highlighted by several awards. He further … Continue reading

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Rothenburg Etching

As I slowly collect pieces, I find that my appreciation for etching an ever growing thing.  This week I acquired six etchings by the same artist.  The etchings are signed but I have yet to decipher the signature. The only … Continue reading

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Art of ‘The Shambles’

‘#TheShambles’ or ‘Shambles’ is an old street in York although it can refer to the  maze of twisting, narrow lanes which make York so charming. It contains over-hanging timber-framed buildings some from the 14th century.  In some places it is … Continue reading

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Art Flowing from Life

I purchased an oil painting not too long ago which was painted in 1919.  This is of course shortly after WW1 had ended.  It portrays a market scene somewhere in Europe. In the background, we see people shopping at the … Continue reading

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Art of Towers

As I travel visiting the beautiful sites of this country, one is always drawn to the great historical and religious buildings which one finds all across this nation.  #York is one of those beautiful cities.  Filled with history both sacred … Continue reading

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Art around the Globe

This week has brought me into contact with a couple of pieces of art which come from locations which are on my list of places to visit.  I begin in the wonderful city of St Petersburg at one of the … 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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Discovering Art

I find it amazing what one can do with just a pencil or pen. Here are three original works. The portrait of an unknown lady in a bonnet, I believe to be quite old. It is unsigned and undated but … Continue reading

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