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Interview With Rosemary Burn

By Andy Shield

Interview With Rosemary Burn
I have a long standing passionate interest in the possibility of other realms and dimensions, and though not always obvious, this is the underlying theme in my work.

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Interview With Irene Gronwall

By Andy Shield

Interview With Irene Gronwall
Stockholm-based, Irene Gronwall, creates evokative abstracts that are abundant with activity and life. She encourages viewers to simply let go and just experience her work rather than interpret it.

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Ramon Martí i Alsina - A Catalan Giant

By Andy Shield

Ramon Martí i Alsina - A Catalan Giant
Ramon Martí i Alsina (1826-1894) was a key figure in Spanish Realism and a passionate man imbued with a torrent of Catalonian spirit.

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How To Identify An Antique Oil Painting

By Andy Shield

How To Identify An Antique Oil Painting
A few tips on how to identify an antique oil painting. It's not an exact science but the clues are there.

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Portrait Of A Lady With A Yellow Rose

By Andy Shield

Portrait Of A Lady With A Yellow Rose
We've acquired a beautiful portrait by well-known orientalist painter, Jean Baptiste Discart (1856-1944). Take a look at the provenance, the artist's story, and our background research.

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Histoire Naturelle Des Perroquets (1801-1805)

By Andy Shield

Histoire Naturelle Des Perroquets (1801-1805)
We’re delighted to present four of the original hand-finished engravings from Histoire Naturelle des Perroquets, here at Brave. Quite possibly our most exciting little collection to date.

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Valuable Listed Artists At Brave - Our Top Eight

By Andy Shield

Valuable Listed Artists At Brave - Our Top Eight
Our current top eight most valuable artists and engravers based on the highest price each one has achieved for one of their works at auction. Underneath each, you’ll find a link to another work by that artist/engraver that’s currently for sale at Brave.

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Inverary Castle and Town Scotland [JMW Turner & Charles Turner]

By Andy Shield

Inverary Castle and Town Scotland [JMW Turner & Charles Turner]
JMW Turner (1775 - 1851) is widely considered to be one of the greatest landscape painters of all time. With an adroit expressionistic style, he seems to capture the very essence of the natural world.

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