Archive for the Tag 'watercolor'

Book Reviews #7: Abundant Beauty

A delightful and informative trek across the globe by a witty, intelligent, and courageous Victorian artist and adventurer. Marianne North was born in 1830 in Hastings, England. The daughter of a politician, North was raised in a socially active and intellectually stimulating household. She cared for her parents until their deaths, taking on the role […]

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Fabriano and Sennelier

  Gari Melchers in his Paris studio, ca. 1889. photo courtesy Gari Melchers Home & Studio Recently, the Melchers Museum Shop introduced two lines of art supplies that while new to the shop, are not new to Belmont.  These exceptional products were available to Gari Melchers and most likely were part of his artist’s kit.  […]

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