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More watercolours of Normandy by Gordon C. Home – guest artist blogger

Our blogger is regular guest Gordon Cochrane Home.  An artist, traveller and writer, Gordon visited Normandy at the beginning of the 20th century. This week Gordon is sharing illustrations of Évreux, Château d'O, Falaise, Porte Cordeliers Falaise, Gisors, Beaumont-le-Roger and a typical tree lined country road.  These paintings first appeared in

The rise and fall of the English gardener at Giverny

Tinted photograph of Monets garden at the beginning of the 20th century

Spring 2018 and a short news item in a Normandy newspaper simply states: * * * A NEW HEAD GARDENER IN MONET'S HOME GIVERNY Jean-Marie Avisard will be replacing the legendary Gilbert Vahé as head gardener at Giverny, home of Claude Monet. The role is responsible for keeping the beautiful gardens, so important to Monet's

Just a few more watercolours of Normandy by Gordon C. Home – guest artist blogger

Today our blogger is regular guest Gordon Cochrane Home.  A watercolour artist, traveller and writer, Gordon visited Normandy at the beginning of the 20th century. Gordon is sharing beautiful illustrations of Avranches, the river Seine, Lisieux, Coutances and Bayeux. These paintings first appeared in his book 'Normandy Illustrated, the Scenery & Romance

From Ohio to Isigny; the almost Impressionist life of Frank Myers-Boggs

Postcard view of the old fishing quarter at Isigny-sur-mer

When Frank Myers-Boggs returned to America after studying art at the École des Beaux-Arts Paris, he was excited to share the fresh new painting techniques he had learnt. Frank was mixing in the world of revolutionary artists Claude Monet, Alfred Sisley and Eugene Boudin, who influenced him but he was developing

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