6.05.2010

IN PRAISE OF MY BLOGGER COLLEAGUES

Little Augury: Portrait de Monsieur Levett et Mademoiselle Glavani Assis Sur un Divan en Costume Turc, The Louvre Museum, Paris, (1738-1741)

LITTLE AUGURY is truly Eclectic
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With her keen sense of Style, great knowledge of History and long career in Interior Design, Little Augury's posts include everything cosmopolitan. Through archival and contemporary photographs and paintings, Little Augury covers Social History, Houses, Style, Design, and Architecture. Always sophisticated.

Dame Edith Sitwell
Photograph by Cecil Beaton, 1926


The Sitwell Family: Osbert, Edith, and Sacheverell, 1927
Photograph by Cecil Beaton

"Regina Angelorum at McQueen": Detail of Jean Fouquet's Melun Diptych Virgin and Child Surrounded by Angels, a supposed portrait of Agnes Sorel, confidante & mistress of Charles VII and images from Alexander McQueen's Collection

La Infanta: Velasquez's Infanta dona Margarita de Austria juxtaposed with contemporary photography in Africa.

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Blog Giveaway
I received this beauitful bag of Catherine Nolan Notecards! (on
Etsy)


As a "Winner of the Fine Art Giveaway," I received a bag full of assorted notecards from Artist Catherine Nolan - beautifully reproduced original paintings - just for following her blog! And Catherine accepts commissions. Provide her with photos and she can create an original painting of your favorite room, including sentimental objects and your pet! EtsyShop

Join Catherine Nolan and many other Artist's
Beacon Hill Art Walk
Sunday
June 6th 12 to 6. Rain or Shine

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The beautifully wrapped painting sent from France (!) from Signed By Ange

We all have the potential to achieve great things, feats that might seem impossible from our current position. All we need is a little more encouragement.–Ange's Words

I "won" an original painting on wood from Toulouse, France (!) Calligraphy Artist "Signed By Ange" of Helen Keller's quote: "No pessimists ever discovered the secret of the stars, or sailed to an uncharted land, or opened a new heaven to the human spirit." Ange creates customized artwork through Etsy. Check out her work on her Blog.

4 comments:

Susan May Tell said...

this looks great.

little augury said...

thanks, Elizabeth! pgt

Ange said...

Lis, thank you so much for your lovely words. I`m in Wales for two weeks on a type of retreat... shop and blog opening again on my return. Love the other artists too = I have lots to discover in depth when I get back...

Catherine Nolin said...

Elizabeth -Thank You~I will keep in touch. Catherine