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Edward Hopper Paintings And Puzzles February 26, 2018

Filed under: Art,Art works,Artists,Edward Hopper,Jigsaw Puzzles — Janet @ 5:50 pm



Another Edward Hopper Painting February 23, 2018

Filed under: Art,Art works,Artists,Jigsaw Puzzles — Janet @ 10:47 pm

IMG_5257       IMG_5258

Chop Suey – 1000 pieces


A Painting To View February 19, 2018

6a00d83452615669e200e54f4c6e148834-115si   Virginia Wolff Knitting, a portrait done by her sister Vanessa Bell, 1912.  This painting is in The National Portrait Gallery in London.  I was recently in London visiting family and friends.  Number 1 on my list of things I wanted to do – if I was on my own – was to visit the National Portrait Gallery.  Well the visit with family and friends was completely taken up with wonderful activities which did not include the NPG.  Save that for next time.  There is so much to do in London!!!


Another Edward Hopper Painting January 27, 2018

Filed under: Art,Art works,Artists,Edward Hopper,Jigsaw Puzzles — Janet @ 3:32 am

edward_hopper_gas  Wouldn’t this make a wonderful jigsaw puzzle?  I wish.


Hopper Painting Puzzle Finally Finished January 16, 2018

Filed under: Art,Artists,Edward Hopper,Jigsaw Puzzles — Janet @ 12:37 am

IMG_5028    This is the puzzle.  Unfortunately something has happened to my photo of the finished puzzle.  Do I blame the cat yet again?


Another Jigsaw Puzzle December 31, 2017

portrait of orleans

An Edward Hopper painting – Portrait of Orleans


IMG_5027  Of course Katerina has to participate


Nice Sketch July 29, 2017

Filed under: Artists,Colonial History,Marblehead,Revolutionary War — Janet @ 2:34 pm
This was Sir Charles Henry Frankland, His Majesty’s Collector of the Port of Boston and, next to his friend, Governor Shirley, he was the most prominent personage in the Mass Bay Colony. This refined and well-bred aristocrat had come to Marblehead to oversee the establishment of coastal defenses at nearby Fort Sewall, and to look into the smuggling that had been carried on boldly. He would See More
 Sir Charles Henry Frankland