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Monthly Archives: June, 2019

Like stepping into a Jane Austen novel: The Harveys and the Herrings

To the left the Harveys, to the right the Herrings (of Norwich/Norfolk), in this most unusual portrait painted in 1820 by Joseph Clover, when the two prominent families were united … Continue reading

June 18, 2019 · 19 Comments

Lights, Camera – Mazamet

Lights, lights, lights in the garden! Absolutely wonderful. There was one thing I missed terribly about Spain and that was the ambience at night. Particularly in the garden at Villa … Continue reading

June 12, 2019 · 17 Comments

André-Léon Vivrel, Sotheby’s Hong Kong

AGE OF ELEGANCE: EUROPEAN PAINTINGS, FURNITURE AND SCULPTURE HONG KONG André-Léon Vivrel (1886-1976), FRENCH STILL LIFE Source: Vivrel Still Life, Sotheby’s This is an artist I did not know, but … Continue reading

June 1, 2019 · 40 Comments