Tag: oil paintings

Late style: Edgar Degas looks at a flax field

December 17, 2021 3 Comments
Late style: Edgar Degas looks at a flax field

In 1892 Edgar Degas was around 58 years old.  Not old, certainly by our standards, and he had twenty years and more left to live.  But the landscapes he painted in the 1890s tend to get called ‘late paintings’, with good reason.  Degas was a Parisian, an urban painter, and the works of his youth […]

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Mary Lloyd Jones

November 17, 2017 0 Comments
Mary Lloyd Jones

Mary Lloyd Jones has been exhibiting her paintings since the 1960s.  She’s a consistent and prolific artist, and it can seem hard to find new things to say about her work – especially since she’s written and spoken often about it herself (many others have too, including Ann Price-Owen, Ceridwen Lloyd Morgan and Iwan Bala).  […]

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Charles William Mansel Lewis, painter

October 30, 2016 5 Comments
Charles William Mansel Lewis, painter

Last week I paid a visit to Parc Howard Museum and Art Gallery in Llanelli.  I was on a particular mission in the museum, but had time to look round the paintings on display.  The collection is mixed but interesting.  It includes an early view of Llanelli from Furnace Quarry by the town’s most famous […]

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