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Home-Spun Artists — Beatrix Potter (and something to help)

Sunday, May 24th, 2015

Post may contain affiliate links to materials I recommend. Read my full disclosure statement. Beatrix Potter (1866-1943) English children’s book author and illustrator Beatrix Potter at 15 with her dog Spot — used with permission Victoria and Albert Museum Educated At Home Helen Beatrix Potter was educated at home by a series of nurses and […]

Chicago Custom Knife Show

Tuesday, September 30th, 2008

Kyle Royer with knife collector, Paul Kessler, at the Chicago Custom Knife Show Sold, $1,250 Sold, $900 Kyle Royer looking for stag and mammoth ivory handle material

Home-Spun Artists: Historical Sketches Series — Edwin Landseer

Tuesday, October 16th, 2007

Sir Edwin Landseer (1802-1873) — English painter Edwin Landseer’s father John Landseer was an engraver and lover of art and descended from a long line of artistic workers in precious metals. His mother, a Miss Pott, was also artistic. Edwin was the youngest son of a close-knit family which included seven children — his brothers, […]

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Home-Spun Artists: Historical Sketches — Beatrix Potter

Saturday, January 27th, 2007

Post may contain affiliate links to materials I recommend. Read my full disclosure statement. Beatrix Potter (1866-1943) English children’s book author and illustrator Beatrix Potter at 15 with her dog Spot — used with permission Victoria and Albert Museum Educated At Home Helen Beatrix Potter was educated at home by a series of nurses and […]

Home-Spun Artists: Historical Sketches — N. C. Wyeth

Tuesday, January 23rd, 2007

Newell Convers Wyeth (1882-1945) American Artist and Illustrator N.C. Wyeth grew up in New England and as a child developed a love of nature. My brothers and I were brought up on a farm, and from the time I could walk I was conscripted into doing every conceivable chore that there was to do about […]

Home-Spun Artists: Historical Sketches — Richard Doyle

Friday, January 12th, 2007

Richard Doyle (1824-1883) English illustrator Richard (Dickie) Doyle, educated at home by a tutor (a Mr. Street) and by his father John Doyle who was a leading political cartoonist during the early 19th century, followed in his father’s footsteps and was hired by the British humor magazine Punch at age nineteen. Richard was a favorite […]

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