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Stories: Portrait Of An Officer

October 08, 2020
Count Andrei Volkonsky, second son of an aristocratic Russian family, which means he has three choices: the military, the Church, or dissipation. After taking a near-fatal wound at Borodino he wil...
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Stories: Portrait Of A Lady With Freckles

October 08, 2020
"Oh, Sophie, you must always wear your bonnet or straw hat while outdoors to protect yourself from taches de rousseur, or Freckles as the English would say. Besides, mon amour..." her mother contin...
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Stories: Portrait Of An Older Gentleman

October 07, 2020
This man doesn’t know it, but he was quietly observed for many years by Balzac, who through his imagination turned him into the old man named Père Goriot, the subject of one of his greatest novels.
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Five Artworks That Inspire... Rosemary Burn

September 28, 2020
We asked Wiltshire-based figurative artist, Rosemary Burn, to share five artworks that have inspired her and explain the reasons why. She's selected works by Michael Andrews, Joan Eardley, Constant...
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Identifying The Age Of A Canvas Painting

July 23, 2020
We often handle paintings that are undated so need to use our judgement in determining how old they are. It's not an easy task but there are several clues that help us to form an educated opinion.
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Interview With Stefan Boulter

December 03, 2019
There are a few themes recurring in my work, theatrically staged compositions, myths and a kind of a symbolic meditations on nature, humans the sky earth and stars.
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Interview With Rosemary Burn

December 03, 2019
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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