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08/05/2017

Van Gogh Etten, Drenthe and The Hague

Van Gogh returned to Etten in April 1881 for an extended stay with his parents. He continued to draw, often using his neighbours as subjects. In August 1881, his recently widowed cousin, Cornelia "Kee" Vos-Stricker, daughter of his mother's older sister Willemina and Johannes Stricker, arrived for a visit. He was thrilled and took long walks with her. Kee was seven years older than him, and had an eight-year-old son. Van Gogh surprised everyone by declaring his love to her and proposing marriage. She refused with the words "No, nay, never" ("nooit, neen, nimmer"). After Kee returned to Amsterdam, Van Gogh went to The Hague to try and sell paintings and to meet with his second cousin, Anton Mauve. Mauve was the successful artist Van Gogh the starry night. Mauve invited him to return in a few months, and suggested he spend the intervening time working in charcoal and pastels; Van Gogh went back to Etten and followed this advice.

(by Van Gogh Prints)

16/03/2017

LeRoy Neiman Career

Beginning in 1960, he traveled the world observing and painting leisure life, social activities and athletic competitions including the Olympics, the Super Bowl, the World Series, the Kentucky Derby, championship boxing, PGA and The Masters golf tournament, The Ryder Cup, the World Equestrian Games, Wimbledon and other Grand Slam competitions, as well as night life, entertainment, jazz and the world of casino gambling.

Leroy Neiman Rocky vs Apollo Prints Prints On Canvas

In 1970 Neiman did the illustration for The 5th Dimension's album Portrait.

LeRoy Neiman Mickey Mantle Prints On Canvas

In 1998 he did all the illustrations for a special "Sports" issue of The Nation magazine, for which he received the magazine's standard fee of $150.

LeRoy Neiman American Gold Prints On Canvas

Neiman sponsored and supported several organizations from coast to coast that foster art activities for underprivileged children such as The LeRoy Neiman Center for Youth in San Francisco and the Arts Horizons LeRoy Neiman Art Center in Harlem. He also has established facilities at various colleges, including the LeRoy Neiman Center for Print Studies at Columbia University in New York and the LeRoy Neiman Campus Center at his Alma Mater, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Neiman donated $5 million to the School of the Art Institute, which funded the construction of the Neiman Center at the School.

Leroy neiman brooklyn bridge prints Prints On Canvas

(by leroy nriman prints)

06/03/2017

Jack Vettriano Prints Discount Stores

Jack Vettriano His Favourite girl Prints

Jack Vettriano Beautiful Losers II Prints

Jack Vettriano For My Lover Prints

Jack Vettriano Table for One Prints

Jack Vettriano Long Time Gone Prints

(by jack vettriano prints) http://www.jack-vettriano-prints.org/