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Jean Baptiste Camille Corot artist

#JeanBaptisteCamilleCorot (1796-1875) was an artist who spanned two worlds. The first being the neo-classical tradition and then the emerging field of Impressionism. He was a landscape, portrait painter who also was a proficient etcher/engraver. He was admired by many of … Continue reading

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Sybil Blunt artist

Today, we travel to Winchester to visit with artist #SybilBlunt (1880-1952). Few would have heard of her, but we can look back and admire her achievements. Sybil Blunt was a painter, a watercolourist, an engraver, and a draughtswoman. We most … Continue reading

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Artist Ben Ripper

We are going down the road to nearby Swaffham in Norfolk to visit with artist #BenRipper. Swaffham was made famous in the Stephen Fry television series ‘Kingdom’. Ben was a local character. Ben was, of course, artist, as well as … Continue reading

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Zofia Matuszczyk-CygaƄska artist

A couple of years ago, I picked up a type of artwork that I do not come across very often and which I know almost nothing about. I can not weave, although, in my university years, I did dabble in … Continue reading

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Robert Kilpatrick artist

Our artist today comes from Scotland who was a local favourite in the area around the town of St. Monans. #RobertKilpatrick (act. 1935 – 1950) worked mostly in watercolour with a few excursions into oils. He, mostly, painted scenes of … Continue reading

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Derek Brown artist

Today, we visit with #DerekBrown (1924-2009). Born in London, He served in the army during WWII after which he trained and worked as a dentist. The death of his father (who was an artist) in 1954 was the turning point … Continue reading

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Croxton Kerrial Church

I came across a painting of ‘St Botolph and St John the Baptist’, Croxton Kerrial, Leicestershire, this past week. It is done by an artist for whom I can find no information. The label on the verso states that it … Continue reading

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Anton Mauve painter

#AntonMauve (1838-1888) was born in Zaandam, The Netherlands. He was a realist painter best known for his works depicting peasants working in the fields beside their animals. His father was a Mennonite Chaplin and shortly after Anton’s birth the family … Continue reading

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Gwen Raverat woodcuts

I came across a woodcut by artist #GwendolenMarieRaverat (nee Darwin) 1895-1957, this past week. Again from a charity shop but it was in their trash bin ready to be disposed of. It was a little damp (no long lasting damage) … Continue reading

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Andrew Watson Turnbull and William Tatton Winters engravers

I added a couple of engravings to my collection this week. #AndrewWatsonTurnbull (1874-1957) was a painter, etcher, and stained glass designer. He was born in Edinburgh. His training was done at the Royal College of Art and the Royal Academy. … Continue reading

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