Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Not updating on this Blog


need to have a rest for a while. I know some of you are not keen but I find it easier to post and interact on Facebook. I post a lot more there than here but may return if my health improves. Till then ...

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Thursday, July 24, 2014

'Lady with Hounds' by John Everett Millais



'Lady with Hounds' by John Everett Millais. Originally from 'London Society.'
'The Brothers Dalziel' (1840 -1890).
Published 1901 by Methuen and Co. in London

Thursday, May 8, 2014

Away from Home



Doctor has told me to stay here in Suffolk for another month. Internet is very limited here.

Thursday, April 24, 2014

The Charcoal Thieves John Roddam Spencer Stanhope


Vogue


Oliver Reed



Oliver Reed as the English Pre-Raphaelite artist Dante Gabriel Rossetti in TV film (1967) Dante's Inferno 

The grave of Dante Gabriel Rossetti



The grave of Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Parish Church of All Saints, Birchington, Kent Here sleeps / Gabriel Charles Dante Rossetti / honoured under the name of / Dante Gabriel Rossetti / among painters as a painter / and among poets as a poet / born in London / of parentage mainly Italian 12 May 1828 / died at Birchington 9 April 1882 The memorial Celtic Cross was designed by Ford Maddox Brown.

Fanny 1869



graphite on paper

Sophie Grey



This is still often seen attributed to Millais but is actually
Charles Edward Perugini (1839-1918)
Sophie Grey
signed with monogram (lower right) 
oil on canvas
10½ x 8¾ in.

Hypnos, The God Of Sleep. 1892. Simeon Solomon