The Woman of the Seine.

WHY I PAINTED THIS My interest in this subject arose from an art challenge to paint the death mask of this unfortunate girl, named ‘The Unknown Woman of the Seine’ or  'L'Inconnue de la Seine'.  I was intrigued by the subject, as unrequited love and death often go hand in hand. The fact that she... Continue Reading →

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JOCK OF THE BUSHVELD, HIS LIFE & THE ART.

  THE STATUE OF JOCK OF THE BUSHVELD IN BARBERTON The artist who created the sculpture of Jock, (above), is Ivan Mitford-Barberton, who was born in Somerset East, South Africa in 1896, a descendant of several 1820 Settler families. The town called Barberton was co-founded by his ancestors and was named after Henry Barber.  Barberton played an... Continue Reading →

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