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No 399 Henry Moore

“It is a mistake for a sculptor or a painter to speak or write very often about his job. It releases tension needed for his work.” Henry Moore, an Anglo-Irish sculptor and artist, best known for his semi-abstract monumental bronze sculptures … Continue reading

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No 368 Edward Burne-Jones

“Only this is true, that beauty is very beautiful, and softens, and inspires, and rouses, and lifts up, and never fails.” Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones, 1st Baronet ARA,  a British artist and designer closely associated with the later phase of the … Continue reading

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No 366 John Linnell

“I then saw that elaborate drawing which is only to be acquired by drawing the naked figure was essential in everything – in trees and rocks as much as the figure itself” John Linnell, an English landscape and portrait painter and … Continue reading

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No 361 John Constable

(On the Royal Academy’s Summer Exhibition) “The time of year when the devil comes and spews art over London.” John Constable, RA, an English Romantic painter, known principally for his landscape paintings of Dedham Vale, the area surrounding his home, now known … Continue reading

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