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Best Museum Websites (in a Lock-Down)

Museum websites are completely missing a trick. That’s what I concluded after an afternoon of museum website browsing. I am writing this article during the Corona lock-down and wanting to experience the art collections of museums worldwide. But whether we are in lock-down or not; I will not be visiting the MET any time soon,

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 Jean Ettienne LiotardPortrait of Louise Jacquet (opera singer)Pastel, 59.8 x 45 cms,

Albrecht DurerThe Large Piece of Turf1503Watercolour on Paper, 40.8 cm (16 ″);

Click to enlargeBartholomeus van der Helst, Portrait of Abraham del Court and

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Dutch Art

Black is one of the most difficult colours to get right in

In the 17th century the Brits were mad about the Dutch.  In

My Self Portrait with Dog was painted over the course of the

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17th Century Art

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Soft pastel is one of the most exciting and versatile painting mediums

The Royal Society of Portrait Painters usually has its annual exhibition at

The process of painting a floral still life in pastel is the

Museum websites are completely missing a trick. That's what I concluded after

Rembrandt soft pastels were first introduced in 1924 from the Talens factory