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Second Sitting For The Last Supper

Original painting – oil on canvas, 1980 (170cm x 150cm approx) – private collection


Visible brushstrokes: 8. Painterly portraits

Each time that I think that I have finally assembled an outline account of the use of visible brushstrokes in painting, I seem to stumble across more interesting evidence. 1,136 more words



We have returned from a lovely break with ‘family’ in Lincolnshire.  Even though the weather was grey and wet we had a great time and the dogs were very spoilt by Auntie Eileen. 103 more words


Trees in the landscape: 11. Jacob van Ruisdael and ancient oaks

Landscapes painted during the Golden Age of Painting in the Netherlands, for much of the seventeenth century, were an important influence on all subsequent landscape artists, particularly Gainsborough, Constable, and JMW Turner. 1,670 more words


Trees in the landscape: 10. Thomas Gainsborough and cloud canopies

You probably know Gainsborough from his portraits, particularly his remarkable painting of Mr and Mrs Robert Andrews. Not only was he originally a landscape painter, but to John Constable he was the greatest landscape artist. 1,793 more words