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Harrold Clayton (1896-1979)


Harold Clayton was a British painter best known for his depictions of flower arrangements in ornate vases, painted with the detailed techniques and centered compositions of 16th-century Dutch and Flemish floral still-life painters like Ambrosius Bosschaert the Elder.
Harold Clayton was born into a family of artists in London. He began studying at art school in Hackney at an early age.
After graduating with distinction, he moved to Harrow Art School and, once again, graduated with distinction.



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Charles Ginner (Post-Impressionist painter, 1878-1952)



Charles Isaac Ginner CBE ARA was a Franco-British painter painter of landscape and urban subjects.
Born in the south of France at Cannes, of British parents, in 1910 he settled in London, where he was an associate of Spencer Gore and Harold Gilman and a key member of the Camden Town Group.

Early years and studies

Charles Isaac Ginner was born on 4 March 1878 in Cannes, the second son of Isaac Benjamin Ginner, a British doctor. He had a younger sister, Ruby (b. 1886; who became the dance teacher Ruby Dyer). He was educated in Cannes at the Institut Stanislas.


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Elaine Searle | Botanical painter



Elaine Searle è un'artista botanica pluripremiata e tutor con sede a Norfolk, nel Regno Unito.
Elaine Searle è riconosciuta a livello internazionale per i suoi acquerelli di piante, frutta e verdura. Spesso descritta come eterea e commovente, la sua arte sfida le percezioni della pratica botanica contemporanea.


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Alfred de Breanski, Jr. (1877-1957) | Garden painter



Alfred Fontville De Breanski Jr was a British artist known for Sunlit landscape and garden scene painting in rich detail and vivid colour.
Alfred Fontville de Breanski was born into a family of painters. Not only was his father the highly regarded Victorian landscape painter, Alfred de Breanski Sr., but his mother was the Welsh painter, Annie Roberts.
De Breanski began to study art at an early age, taught by his parents and an uncle all were accomplished painters, most especially Alfred de Breanski Sr.


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Drew Darcy (British painter, 1976)



Artista, Cantante e Cantautore, Drew Darcy ha forgiato una carriera di successo come artista figurativo contemporaneo, pubblicato dalla principale casa editrice britannica, Washington Green Fine Art.
Drew Darcy lavora principalmente con l'olio. Vive e lavora nel suo studio nel Worcestershire, in Inghilterra.
Ha collezionisti da ogni angolo del globo e ha forgiato una carriera di successo come artista figurativo e contemporaneo in tutto il mondo.
Combina anche i suoi talenti artistici con la sua musica, come cantautore e designer internazionale.


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Wilfred Jenkins (British Victorian painter, 1857-1936)



Wilfred Bosworth Jenkins was a little known Victorian artist whose work is, according to the Dictionary of British Artists, now beginning to arouse interest as he painted moonlit street and dock scenes in the style of J. Atkinson Grimshaw🎨.
As with the latter his works, often moonscapes, are incredibly atmospheric depicting a gothic view of Victorian England that inspires as many people today as in Jenkins’s own lifetime.


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Valentine Cameron Prinsep (Indian-born British Pre-Raphaelite painter, 1838-1904])



Valentine Cameron Prinsep, often known as Val Princep,was a British painter🎨 of the Pre-Raphaelite school.
Prinsep's major paintings were "Miriam watching the infant Moses" (exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1867), "A Venetian lover" (1868), "Bacchus and Ariadne" (1869), "News from abroad" (1871), "The linen gatherers" (1876), "The gleaners" and "A minuet".
In 1877, Prinsep returned to India and painted a huge picture of the Delhi Durbar. It was a commission from Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl of Lytton, the Viceroy of India.


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Charles Dickens (Victorian era Novelist, 1812-1870) | Quotes / Aforismi


Margaret Gillies | The Lost portrait of Charles Dickens found in South Africa (detail)

"Lega un albero di fico nel modo in cui dovrebbe crescere, e quando sarai vecchio potrai sederti alla sua ombra".
"Evitate di rimanere a bocca chiusa con coloro ai quali avete aperto il vostro cuore".
"L'allegria e la contentezza abbelliscono in gran misura, e sono dei famosi conservanti dello sguardo giovanile".

"There is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as laughter and good humor".
"Non c’è niente al mondo così irresistibilmente contagioso come il riso e il buonumore".

"Tutti gli imbroglioni della terra messi insieme sono nulla in confronto a coloro che ingannano se stessi".
"All other swindlers upon earth are nothing to the self-swindlers".