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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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Hermann-Paul: Nationalism

Hermann-Paul: Nationalism

René Georges HERMANN-PAUL (1864-1940)Nationalisme  Hermann-Paul remains to this day a prolific creative mind whose artistic importance is generally understated.  The reason for this injustice is simply that he was active for so long, and that he expressed himself in very...

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Websites: a history of Armstrong Fine Art online

Websites: a history of Armstrong Fine Art online

Welcome to Armstrong Fine Art’s new website.  For those interested in a bit of history, I went digging through the records to find out how far the site has come. The gallery, which had been founded by Richard Reed Armstrong,...

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Dulac: Sacred Landscapes

Dulac: Sacred Landscapes

Despite living a tragically short life, and leaving behind only a small corpus of work, Charles-Marie Dulac needs no further introduction to those interested in early impressionist color lithography, or the rarified world of French symbolism. All of Dulac’s major...

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