Tag Archives: Dutch painters

Rijksmuseum Reopening Reviewed

This morning’s Daily Telegraph dedicated no less than thirty pages to the death of Mrs Milk Snatcher. (I saw a photo on Facebook yesterday of Thatcher with Jimmy Savile. One comment was ‘A sick bastard who preyed on the weak … Continue reading

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My Hermitage Discovery

The State Hermitage Museum in St Petersburg is full of treasures – over three million paintings, works of art and other artefacts. We spent a couple of hours there a couple of years ago on a Baltic Sea cruise. It … Continue reading

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What is the connection between Jacobus Vrel and William Roberts?

How can there be a connection between a seventeenth century Dutch painter and a twentieth British artist? There are in fact two connections. Firstly, I have only recently discovered both artists. Secondly they are connected by Walter Sickert’s “Miss Earhart’s … Continue reading

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