Monthly Archives: November 2011

The Dining Room by Paul Signac

On October 21st,  I looked at a work by the Neo-Impressionist painter Georges Seurat, which had been completed by him using the technique known as Pointillism or Divisionism.   For a brief explanation of those terms, please go and look at … Continue reading

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A Brawl in a Guardroom by Sébastien Bourdon

My featured artist for My Daily Art Display today is Sébastien Bourdon.  He was born in 1616 to Protestant parents living in Montpellier. His father was a glass painter.   Initially he was apprenticed to a painter in Paris from the … Continue reading

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Portrait of St John of Avilla by Pierre Subleyras

Pierre Subleyras was born in Saint-Gilles-du-Gard, a town close to Nimes in the south of France in 1699.  He was a pupil of his father and later of the French painter, Antoine Rivalz, in Toulouse. In 1726 he studied at … Continue reading

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Ennui by Walter Richard Sickert

Yesterday we looked at a painting by Robert Polhill Bevan and talked about the Camden Town Group of artists and its leading light the Munich-born Walter Sickert.  Today I want to look at the life of Sickert himself and at … Continue reading

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Showing at Tattersalls by Robert Polhill Bevan

The Camden Town Group was a group of English Post-Impressionist artists who were active between 1911 and 1913.  This hallowed group included Lucien Pissarro, the son of the French Impressionist, Camille Pissarro, Wyndham Lewis, Walter Sickert, Augustus John and today’s … Continue reading

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Lot and his Daughters by Artemisia Gentileschi

  Lot and His Daughters by Artemisia Gentileschi (C.1640) The other day I was asked a question about a painting and the painting within that painting and it was whilst researching into the answer I came across My Daily Art … Continue reading

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A Moonlight Effect by Paul Sandby

Landscape painting became the most inventive form of art in Britain during the late eighteenth and early nineteenth century.  Traditionally, paintings of the British landscape had been a way of showing off magnificent country houses, and were often commissioned by … Continue reading

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