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Early Morning (1922) 90cm x85cm, London. Major Sir William Newenham Montague Orpen was born on 27 November 1878, in Stillorgan, Co.Dublin, Ireland. He was the fourth son of Arthur Herbert Orpen and his wife, Anne Caulfield (daughter of the Right … Continue reading
English artist Henry Scott Tuke was born on 12th June 1858 into a Quaker family in Lawrence Street, York. He was a prolific artist with over 1300 works listed and it is suggested that even more are still to be … Continue reading
If you think “posting” thoughts is something belonging to the 21st Century form of communication, think again. People have been “posting” their thoughts for hundreds of years. Here’s an example of 19th-20th Century posting. The above image is entitled: “Love’s … Continue reading
The Boyhood of Raleigh by Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Baronet, PRA who was born in Southampton, on 8th June 1829, a prominent Jersey-based family. Millais was an English painter and illustrator and one of the founders of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood. … Continue reading
Believe it or not, there is a tambourine featured within this image. (see left). Can you detect who is holding it? Regardless of whether you notice it or not this illustration by Thomas Rowlandson is entitled: “The Tambourine“. Rowlandson, an English … Continue reading