One of Winston Churchill’s most inspiring quotes is ‘Study history, study history. In history lies all the secrets of statecraft ‘ *).Paintings can aid in the study of history too. At least if you do not just superficially look at the image! De Crayer was a court painter to the governors of what is now… Continue reading Conquering ‘Africa’ early 16th century?
Really nice anti-BLM street art
I appreciate this street art like I appreciate the Blues. On bricks!
Pilate by Jan Lievens
Contemporary and friend of Rembrandt van Rijn. The craftsmanship with which especially the fabrics are depicted is really astonishing. It even stands out a bit against the representation of hands and faces.
December 26, 1941
Work (on oilpainting) in progress. Those microphones looked really high-tech back then.More so then, than when the great composer, guitarist and performer Zappa used them:
Not Jeremy Corbyn
I produced this one in a couple of hours in the beginning of 2019.In the atelier of my first painting teacher I started to make the brown paint and to quickly create the face. When I came home I noticed that the face showed too much similarity with that of British Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.… Continue reading Not Jeremy Corbyn
Sunset > painting > photo
So I made this lovely photo of my oldest grandson running through a fountain. I made a special enlargement of it by making a painting on the wall behind the photo.Then sunset came by. I absolutely love it.