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An Unexpected Pleasure

This past week saw me purchase a small artwork. I went to the local Saturday market at which there are several dealers of curios. One of them had a number of old prints and some watercolours. But a small black … Continue reading

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Still Life Painting

We visit an artist known as a ‘painter of fruits’. #RobertKell (1829-1902) was born in Woodbridge, Suffolk. Little is known of his artistic life and I have only seen a couple of landscapes which belie his talent. I picked up … Continue reading

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Isaac Beckett mezzotints

Today, we travel to the beginning of an art form. It was a privilege to add a piece by #IsaacBeckett (1653-1719) to my collection this week. Born in Kent, Beckett was apprenticed to a London based printer. While working there, … Continue reading

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