Notes on St. Martin’s Summer, The Sense of Sight and A Dream of Italy.

From scouring newspaper archives, have found that St. Martin's Summer dates back to at least 1898, which places it a near contemporary of The Sense of Sight (1895), with which it has a resemblance, and in the midst of Annie's finest symbolist works in general. Have given the correct name to A Dream of Italy, …

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Mater Triumphalis postcard showing early signs of painting discolouration

I have acquired another Musée du Luxembourg postcard of Mater Triumphalis, undated but presumably 1915-1922, the period when the painting was housed at that location. It is in better condition than the other postcard and has a better-quality photograph, so is perhaps later in that period. It shows hints of the discolouration appearing on the …

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The Sense of Sight, Liverpool and Sommerfield versions; pages for new images created.

I'D NOTICED BEFORE that two versions of The Sense of Sight appear on the web, the Liverpool Art Gallery work and another that appears under the same title or other names, such as The Gift of Sight or The Angel of the Annunciation. I'd assumed the latter was a copy, but it is, I now …

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