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Gustave Louis Jaulmes

Today's artist, #GustaveLouisJaulmes (1873-1959) was born in Switzerland and died in Paris.  He was an eclectic artist whose vast range of interests and wonder had him creating monumental frescoes, paintings, posters, illustrations, cartoons for tapestries,  carpets and decorations for objects … Continue reading

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Philip Wilson Steer

#PhilipWilsonSteer (1860 –1942) was known as a British painter of landscapes, seascapes but he also dabbled in portraitures and figure studies.  His sea and landscape paintings made him a leading figure in the Impressionist movement in Britain but in time … Continue reading

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John Ewbank and Edward Badham

The artists #JohnWilsonEwbank (1799-1847) and #EdwardLeslieBadham (1873-1944) are this weeks artists.  I acquired graphite drawings created by both of these artists, recently. This serene view by John Wilson Ewbank is of the city of Perth and the River Tay in 1825. … Continue reading

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Art from Harrow

Today, Harrow is part of the greater London area but from this etching by #EdwardDuncan, one would be hard pressed to see that.  Edward Duncan (1803-1882) was a superbly skilled artist in his preferred media – that of watercolour.  In … Continue reading

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Art Through a Life

Today, I want to talk about a man who worked in various artistic fields during his life.  A pioneer in some aspects – a man willing to explore his different talents and this after being trained as a boot-maker by … Continue reading

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Art through a Webb

The Webb I refer to is Kenneth Webb (b. 1927).  #KennethWebb is an English painter who has been influenced by colour – colour in nature and in natural forms.  Since 1953, when he was appointed Head of the Painting School at … Continue reading

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Art Added

Almost a year ago, I wrote a chapter called ‘art on sale’ and in that chapter I wrote on two pieces by Beatrix Holms.  This past week I came across another piece by her.  I never did find any information … Continue reading

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Art of Bovril

Just the mention of #Bovril likely makes one think of beef extract – but Bovril licensed the reproduction of thirty-nine paintings between 1901 and 1914 from the leading print publisher #CWFaulkner.  Twelve of these were after works by Elsley and six were after … Continue reading

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Art Inspired

One does not now what truly inspires an artist to memorialise a scene but we, the viewers, should be moved or enticed into joining with the artist in seeing his motivation.  Being individuals we will each see from our own perspective and thus find … Continue reading

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Art of Line and Colour

I, at times, wonder what draws me to a piece of art but this week I know full well that it is the sublime skill with pen and ink.  Two pieces by artist Peter Nuttall in my collection are the … Continue reading

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