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David Shepherd: Before Elephants, There Were Aircraft

David Shepherd’s is a well-rehearsed life in its telling. The same tales oft repeated and…

Barye Bronzes to Visit the NSL&M in Middleburg, Virginia

by Brooke Chilvers I wish I could say the larger-than-life lions in front of Manhattan’s…

William Secord and Dogs in Art

Finally, it’s happening.  We are getting out of town in winter to go birdwatching in…

Abaco Colors, Abaco Light

So when my childhood pal, Myron, said his favorite place in Paradise was a three-mile-long…

Stubbs & Gilpin – This Time, on Dogs

Thank goodness so many 18th century portraits of beloved thoroughbreds and hunting dogs are adequately…

Sawrey Gilpin

It’s likely you have a greater inkling of British equine horse artist George Stubbs (1724–1806)…

John Swan

John Swan’s art often pays tribute to the world’s most beautiful fishing landscapes, from the…

Rediscovering Francis Lee Jaques:  Part I

I knew nothing of museum artist, illustrator, and painter Francis Lee Jaques (1887–1969).  It was…

Francis Lee Jaques in Black & White: Part II

Few artists can create a landscape not only on the flat surface of the canvas,…

Niagara Falls to the Andes, With Frederic Church

American songwriter Marc Cohn, of “Walking in Memphis” fame, is likely the only singer/songwriter ever…

John Wootton

Few circumstances are more frustrating than reading about an interesting, even historically important, painting and…