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December

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December (1732) by Jacob van Huysum. Paintings of December often resemble Christmas cards so this small selection is an alternative to views of snow-covered fields. John William Buxton Knight’s painting does a better job of evoking the more common damp and dreary British winter. Between Veneux and By – December Morning (1882) by Alfred Sisley. […]

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August

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Twelve Months of Flowers: August (no date) by Jacob van Huysum. The eighth month in paintings. Alan Bennett is a British artist, not to be confused with the well-known British playwright of the same name. There is, however, a slight connection between playwright and Henry Scott Tuke: Bennett’s BBC film Portrait or Bust (1994) involves […]

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June

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Twelve Months of Flowers: June (no date) by Jacob van Huysum. The month of June in paintings is overburdened by bland pastoral scenes and views of battles, the summer months being favourable ones for warfare. Pastoral content is still present in the following selection albeit with an attempt to show some variety. Leighton’s Flaming June […]

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April

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April, Works in a Garden (1614) by Jan Wildens. The cruellest month in paintings. Snowy scenes abound for this time of year but I’ve avoided those. Twelve Months of Flowers: April (no date) by Jacob van Huysum. April Love (c. 1855) by Arthur Hughes.

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