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Explorations in the footsteps of Turner, Cotman and Ruskin with Professor David Hill

A Twopeny Portfolio: #24 A Bouquet of flowers hand-painted on silk, 1770s?

This article considers the twenty-fourth work of twenty-five bought at Anderson & Garland Ltd, Newcastle upon Tyne, 21 March 2017, lot 46 as Various Artists (British 19th Century) Sundry drawings … Continue reading

June 8, 2020 · Leave a comment

A Twopeny Portfolio: #23 A Bouquet of four flowers, c.1820

This article considers the twenty-third work of twenty-five bought at Anderson & Garland Ltd, Newcastle upon Tyne, 21 March 2017, lot 46 as Various Artists (British 19th Century) Sundry drawings … Continue reading

May 17, 2020 · 1 Comment

Aiguilles of Mont Blanc: A rediscovered watercolour by John Ruskin

Coronavirus restrictions have forced many of us to find imaginative room in small things, but last week I received a pleasant reminder of previous excursions to sublimity on the grand … Continue reading

May 4, 2020 · Leave a comment

A Twopeny Portfolio: #22 Red and White Striped Carnation, 1818.

This article considers the twenty-second work of twenty-five bought at Anderson & Garland Ltd, Newcastle upon Tyne, 21 March 2017, lot 46 as Various Artists (British 19th Century) Sundry drawings … Continue reading

April 20, 2020 · 1 Comment

A Twopeny Portfolio: A Cumbrian Connection

This article continues the discussion of the contents of a portfolio bought at Anderson & Garland Ltd, Newcastle upon Tyne, 21 March 2-17, lot 46 as Various Artists (British 19th … Continue reading

April 5, 2020 · 1 Comment

A Twopeny Portfolio: #21 Summit of the Rock of Gibraltar, c.1883

This article considers the twenty-first work of twenty-five bought at Anderson & Garland Ltd, Newcastle upon Tyne, 21 March 2017, lot 46 as Various Artists (British 19th Century) Sundry drawings … Continue reading

March 30, 2020 · Leave a comment

A Twopeny Portfolio: #20 Founder’s Tomb, Navenby Church, Lincolnshire, 1823.

This article considers the twentieth work of twenty-five bought at Anderson & Garland Ltd, Newcastle upon Tyne, 21 March 2017, lot 46 as Various Artists (British 19th Century) Sundry drawings … Continue reading

March 23, 2020 · Leave a comment

A Twopeny Portfolio: #19 Penmaenmawr from Beaumaris, North Wales, 1852.

This article considers the nineteenth work of twenty-five bought at Anderson & Garland Ltd, Newcastle upon Tyne, 21 March 2017, lot 46 as Various Artists (British 19th Century) Sundry drawings … Continue reading

March 16, 2020 · Leave a comment

A Twopeny Portfolio: #18 A Mountain seen over a Loch, with travellers on the road, Scotland.

This article considers the eighteenth work of twenty-five bought at Anderson & Garland Ltd, Newcastle upon Tyne, 21 March 2017, lot 46 as Various Artists (British 19th Century) Sundry drawings … Continue reading

March 12, 2020 · Leave a comment

A Twopeny Portfolio: #17 Interior of Little Casterton Church, Rutlandshire

This article considers the seventeenth work of twenty-five in a portfolio bought at Anderson & Garland Ltd, Newcastle upon Tyne, 21 March 2017, lot 46 as Various Artists (British 19th … Continue reading

March 8, 2020 · 2 Comments