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DANDELION ART 

Paintings to Inspire

Nicolas Poussin 'The Empire of Flora'

Nicolas Poussin 'The Empire of Flora'

Inspired by the Poussin exhibition at the National Gallery we look at the mythical stories in one of the most outstanding works of seventeenth-century France

Frans Hals 'The Laughing Cavalier'

Frans Hals 'The Laughing Cavalier'

Inspired by the Frans Hals exhibition at the Wallace Collection we look at this famous portrait in more detail

The Guitar Player by Johannes Vermeer

The Guitar Player by Johannes Vermeer

Less than a week to go and you can visit Vermeer's masterpiece 'The Guitar Player' at Kenwood House

The Gayer-Anderson Cat

The Gayer-Anderson Cat

Week 13
Since she was a child Anya has loved to visit the ancient bronze Egyptian cat at the British Museum

Whistlejacket by George Stubbs

Whistlejacket by George Stubbs

Week 12
This famous portrait by Stubbs is the picture Julia is longing to see again when the National Gallery reopens its doors

Hammersmith Bridge on Boat Race Day by Walter Greaves

Hammersmith Bridge on Boat Race Day by Walter Greaves

Week 11
This week we look at the most famous of Walter Greaves's paintings, much loved by Emily and her rowing-mad family

The Snail (L'escargot) by Henri Matisse

The Snail (L'escargot) by Henri Matisse

Week 10
The Snail, is the first of our top 5 pictures we can't wait to see when galleries open in May

Jack and Kate on the Isle of Wight by Winifred Nicholson

Jack and Kate on the Isle of Wight by Winifred Nicholson

Week 9
Emily is counting down the days until she goes to the Isle of Wight which reminded me of a painting I love.....

Resurrection of Christ by Raphael

Resurrection of Christ by Raphael

Week 8
In the week leading up to Easter we are looking at the great master Raphael’s Resurrection of Christ, crammed full of symbolism

Primavera ('Spring') by Sandro Botticelli

Primavera ('Spring') by Sandro Botticelli

Week 7
With Spring Equinox last Saturday it seems the perfect time to celebrate Botticelli’s magnificent ‘Primavera’

Young Hare by Albert Dürer

Young Hare by Albert Dürer

Week 6
We thought this week we would take a look at Dürer's astonishingly life-like hare, painted over 500 years ago and yet completely timeless

The Playground by L S Lowry

The Playground by L S Lowry

Week 5
To celebrate back-to-school week we have been looking at Lowry's playground painting