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  • Jules-Louis Ernest Meissonier – Part 1.

    Jules-Louis Ernest Meissonier – Part 1.

    The Wallace Collection, London When I go to a large town or city I tend to try and visit the local art gallery/museum. The trouble with these establishment in major cities such as London, New […]

     
  • John Bauer and Ester Ellqvist

    John Bauer and Ester Ellqvist

    John Bauer Self Portrait (1908 – Volterra, Italy) I suppose everybody at some time or other has read or had read to them a children’s fable or fairy tale. As a child we would have […]

     
  • Daniel Ridgway Knight

    Daniel Ridgway Knight

    Daniel Ridgway Knight (c.1908) In my last blog I looked at the life and works of the Social Realist painter Walter Langley and his depictions of the hard life endured by the Cornish fishermen and […]

     
  • Eilif Peterssen

    Eilif Peterssen

    Self portrait by Eilif Peterssen (1876) My featured artist today is one who produced many paintings of differing genres, such as history paintings, landscape and seascape paintings and portraiture.  Hjalmar Eilif Emanuel Peterssen was born […]

     
 
 

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