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The Hounds of Love are Calling

(Above: The Faithful Hound (1830) – where the bloodhound, as protagonist, howls a mournful lament for his dead master, as the the last rays of the sun fade). English painter Sir Edwin Henry Landseer was born on 7 March, 1802. … Continue reading

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“I think he’s having a laugh”

The Laughing Cavalier, previously known as The Cavalier, is a famous painting at The Wallace Collection in London. It was painted by Dutch “Golden Age Painter” Frans Hals back in 1624 (a mere 388 years ago). In fact, Hals, died … Continue reading

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Vive Fragonard

I can’t help it, I have to honour it. I just love this painting and would you believe? It is Fragonard’s 281st birthday! Vive Fragonard! Jean-Honoré Fragonard (born 5 April 1732 – died 22 August 1806) was a French painter … Continue reading

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The Swing by Jean Fragonard

One of my biggest faves ever has been Jean Fragonard’s (1732-1806) The Swing. This was painted back in 1767. You can learn more about Fragonard on this Wikipedia page. I could barely control myself when I saw it for the … Continue reading

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