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William Stobbs Illustrator

Recently, it seems that I have found a number of pieces by book illustrators.  Especially those involved in children’s literature.  This week’s chapter is from another illustrator and his name is #WilliamStobbs (1914 – 2000).  He was born in June … Continue reading

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La Madonna Della Sedia

#LaMadonnaDellaSedia (La Madonna Della Seggiola) was painted by Italian renaissance painter Raphael in 1514.  It is housed in the Palazzo Pitti collection in Florence. It depicts Mary embracing the child Christ, while a young John the Baptist watches on adoringly. I acquired this drypoint … Continue reading

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Art Over-shadowed

At times artists, although finely talented, are over-shadowed by others or even the place which they portray.  Two artists who might be in this category are Thomas Bushby and Joseph Middleton Jopling. We begin with #ThomasBushby (1861-1918).  An artist who … Continue reading

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