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

J.M.W.Turner: Ehrenbreitstein from Neuendorf

This article offers a new identification for a watercolour exhibited in the recent ‘Turner et la Couleur’ exhibition at the Hotel de Caumont, Aix en Provence 4 May – 18 … Continue reading

January 11, 2017 · 2 Comments

Update: Turner and Sisteron

One of the Turner highlights of 2016 was Ian Warrell’s splendid exhibition of ‘Turner et la Couleur’ which showed at the Hotel de Caumont, Centre d’Art at Aix en Provence … Continue reading

December 31, 2016 · Leave a comment

In Cotman’s Footsteps through Normandy: #3 Arques la Bataille, near Dieppe

This is the third article in an occasional series exploring Normandy subjects in the Cotman collection at Leeds Art Gallery. In September 2016 I spent the month travelling through Normandy … Continue reading

December 29, 2016 · 1 Comment

In Cotman’s Footsteps through Normandy: #2 Dieppe Castle and Harbour

This is the second of an occasional series of articles that I will post as I work through Cotman’s Normandy subjects at Leeds Art Gallery. In September 2016 I had … Continue reading

October 26, 2016 · Leave a comment

In Cotman’s Footsteps through Normandy: #1 Dieppe, East End of the Church of St Jacques

This is the first of an occasional series of articles that I will post as I work through Cotman’s Normandy subjects at Leeds Art Gallery. I am now in the … Continue reading

October 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

Sublime slumbers

SublimeSites.co has been silent for the past few months, but I have not been idle, nor laid low. Some readers even emailed to enquire after my possible demise. I cannot … Continue reading

October 15, 2016 · 1 Comment

The Bretton Hall Marbles: #1, The Ashtray and the Million Pound Plant Pot

This is the first of a series of articles that relates the discovery of two important Greek antiquities at Bretton Hall and explores their context and origins. I has taken … Continue reading

May 16, 2016 · Leave a comment