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Converts to the clan of collectors!

May 15th, 2008 · 3 Comments

Oh how I love compliments! Thanks to "Jules and Andy" who posted this email: Hi Chris Just recently my partner and I made our first ever auction purchase on a picture of two quirky little owls.  We fell in love with it straight away but had no idea who the painter was.  After acquiring this […]

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Life and times of a comic genius

July 27th, 2007 · 2 Comments

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote in passing about eccentric Edwardian artist Harry B. Neilson (pictured right) – the man who painted those charming watercolours of foxes dressed as huntsmen riding foxhounds. As far as I was concerned, the artist was something of an unknown. I said I intended to learn more about him […]

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Merseyside’s forgotten artists

July 26th, 2007 · 1 Comment

Learning about antiques and fine art continues to fascinate me and I feel like I’m on a never-ending journey. Two things happened this week to set me off in a new direction. Both involve the work of local artists. First, I heard I talk by a museum and art gallery curator about the life and […]

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Tags: Forgotten artists · Liverpool · Paintings

Fine art: painting that keeps up with the Joneses

May 23rd, 2005 · No Comments

Español | Deutsche | Français | Italiano | Português By Christopher Proudlove© One day, I’ll write about the fortunes of a forgotten artist who will suddenly be rediscovered and lauded by art historians far cleverer than I’ll ever be. I’m not holding my breath! Longstanding readers will know how keen I am. In these pages […]

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Forgotten artist of true genius

April 10th, 2005 · 1 Comment

Español | Deutsche | Français | Italiano | Portuguêsby Christopher Proudlove© At risk of sounding repetitive, regular readers of this column know how keen I am to learn more about the work of forgotten local artists and craftsmen. With readers’ help, we have already uncovered stacks of information aboutLiverpool’s Herdman family whose watercolours documented the […]

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The Search for Forgotten Artists – Chapter 3

March 5th, 2005 · No Comments

Español | Deutsche | Français | Italiano by Christopher Proudlove© Regular readers of this column – and they are spread far wider than I ever imagined – will know how keen I am to learn more about the work of forgotten artists and craftsmen. Sometimes, like Liverpool’s Herdman family of watercolourists, (the subject of Chapter […]

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