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Armistice - Maurice Langaskens

Armistice - Maurice Langaskens

A few days ago was armistice.  I asked my children if they knew what happened on that day, on November 11th 1918.  They didn’t, so we talked about it.  I told them that my father’s uncle, Henry Xavier Derroitte, a subdeacon monk at the Maredsous Abbey died on the front, at the Battle of the Yser, as he was trying to get to a wounded soldier, on May 3rd 1916.  He was a noncombatant, trying to save a life, and paid with his.  That’s part of my history, and theirs.
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Art shows & Print fairs - Fall 2018 & Beyond

Art shows & Print fairs - Fall 2018 & Beyond

Armstrong Fine Art will be on the road in a major way this coming fall and winter.  Here is an overview of where you will find us: Minneapolis, MN At Groveland Gallery Friday, September 28, 2018: 4.30 pm - 7.30...

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Henri Riviere - Les Trente-Six Vues de la Tour Eiffel - Frontispice

Henri Riviere - The Thirty-Six Views of the Eiffel Tower

Les Trente-Six Vues de la Tour Eiffel (original French title)Thirty-six lithograph printed in four tones on thick wove paper, 1888-1902.Reference: Fields pages 77-78.The series was conceived as a series of woodcuts at the time of the construction of the tower,...

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