Monthly Archives: October 2012

Old Peasant Woman Praying by Paula Modersohn-Becker

In My Daily Art Display of July 28th 2012, I looked at the life and works of the German Expressionist painter, Gabriele Münter and in my next two blogs I want to showcase the life and feature a couple of … Continue reading

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The Outcast by Brian Hatton

Today I am concluding my look at the life of the Hereford artist Brian Hatton and featuring a couple more of his paintings. In 1905 Brian Hatton was accepted into Trinity College Oxford where he remained for a year.  Hatton enjoyed travelling … Continue reading

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Brian Hatton – Family portraits

Today I am going to start to look at the life of a young artist, born at the end of the nineteenth century who, like Frédéric Bazille, the featured artist in my last blog, had promised so much but whose … Continue reading

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Réunion de famille (Family Reunion) by Frédéric Bazille

Often when I am driving down a large highway and see that the traffic flow in the opposite direction has stopped resulting in a formidable two or three mile tailback and I go further on, past the hold-up, around a … Continue reading

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Akbar’s Adventure with the Elephant Hawa’i in 1561 by Basawan and Chetar Munti

My Daily Art Display today features a famous 16th century painting from the Indian sub-continent.  The painting is an allegorical tale about an incident in the life of one of the greatest emperor’s in the history of the sub-continent, Jalal-ud-Din … Continue reading

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The Forerunner by Eleanor Fortescue-Brickdale

Today I am going to continue looking at the life of Eleanor Fortescue-Brickdale and feature another of her paintings.   Whilst most of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood continued to be household names even though it was more than a century after their deaths, not … Continue reading

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The Pale Complexion of True Love by Eleanor Fortescue-Brickdale

Today I want to look at the life of Pre-Raphaelite painter, Mary Eleanor Fortescue-Brickdale, who was born thirty-four years after the original seven English Pre-Raphaelites painters formed an artistic group, known as the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, whose aim it was to … Continue reading

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