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Misssed Places

When my wife and I holiday, we tend to work out and plan what we might like to see and do. Our itinerary is not solid but is flexible on the chance that we encounter something we might like to … Continue reading

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Clifford George Blampied artist

Today, we look at an artist from The Channel Islands. #CliffordGeorgeBlampied (1875-1962) was a watercolour artist from St Helier, Jersey. A talented artist who produced many works from his local region – The Channel Islands. The scene which we see … 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 Oxford

#Oxford is a beautiful city and has been depicted by many artists.  Today’s artist is #GeorgeHuardel-Bly (1872-19?).  A Frenchman by birth who loved to travel.  He lived in Brighton, England for a time.   I have several etchings by George … Continue reading

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Art After 2

Last weeks chapter concentrated on the copying of an artists creation by another artist using a different medium to express that second image.  The second artists image is said to be ‘after’ the original artists but how close can one … Continue reading

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Art of George Fall

In an earlier chapter, I talked about an artist by the name of #GeorgeFall.  The piece I talked about was unsigned and I speculated that it might have been by George Fall (1848 – 1925).  Today, I came across three … Continue reading

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Art of Unvisited Places

The two artists in today’s chapter have the talent of drawing.  Whether the places which appear in their drawings are real, I do not know but both are unique and interesting for their own reasons. #EGreen has captured a ruin … Continue reading

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Forgotten Art

I have had in my possession for many years a print, so many years that I do not remember how or where I acquired this print.  I know that the print shows the meeting of the Leprozengracht canal and the … Continue reading

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Art on Sale

A local charity had a sale these last few days.  They had a sale on picture frames.  I don’t usually buy frames unless they are something very special, I am more concerned with what they hold and display.  I purchased … Continue reading

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Art of Place

In my travels around this country, many of the roads which I have driven pass places which have changed over time. For better or worse, some places have fallen into non-existence into ruin and yet others have grown into huge cities … Continue reading

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