Although I had been to Upton House in Warwickshire before and seen the excellent art collection, I was not prepared for the revelation that awaited me on this visit.
For a variety of reasons I have not seen any any ‘Old Masters’, in the flesh so to speak, for quite some time and I was struck by the clarity, kamagra online purchase exquisite technical skill and vivid colours on many of the paintings. I don’t know why it came as a surprise, but there is nothing quite like looking at an ‘Old Master’ to shake you up with your own creative process.
I have heard that there is a trend in art collecting circles in the UK for a return to what I can only call ‘real painting’. Realistic images done with expertise and skill. I hear even Saatchi is turning away from dirty bedlinen and blank canvasses and is collecting painting form the school of realism. Hurrah! Now where have I put my oil paints………