collecting colours over a cup of coffee...

If you are a lover of printed words, you would know how much of your time is taken by books alone. Then one day, sooner or later, you discover a huge vacuum within that you know next to nothing about other art forms. This blog is an attempt to fulfil one such lacunae in the art of painting. We intend to look up a random painting and upload it with a link here every day whilst having our daily cuppa coffee. In this way at least we hope to be better acquainted with colours, colourers and the schools than what we are now.If you wish to be a part, you know where to shout.
Find lost art

Monday, December 31, 2007

Jeunes Bohemiennes

Jeunes Bohemiennes, William Bouguereau


See you next year!

Sunday, December 30, 2007


Bashi-Bazouk, Jean-Léon Gérôme

Oh yes, I know who this one reminds you of.

Saturday, December 29, 2007

Christmas time in Maori Land

Christmas time in Maori Land, Charles Goldie

Better resolution, here.

Friday, December 28, 2007

The Guitar Lesson

The Guitar Lesson, Balthus

Thursday, December 27, 2007

The Slippers

The Slippers Samuel Van Hoogstraten

Wednesday, December 26, 2007

Tuesday, December 25, 2007

Monday, December 24, 2007

St Francis and the Birds

St Francis and the birds, Stanley Spencer

Les calvinistes de Catwijck

Les calvinistes de Catwijck aka 'Hell and Doubt'or 'Old Superstitious Dreamers', Jan Toorop

The Kiss

The Kiss, Gustav Klimt

Friday, December 21, 2007


I only have a link, and not an image. Head over here.

Galadriel, John Howe

Mother and Child

Mother and Child, Jessie Willcox Smith

Thursday, December 20, 2007

Neptune's Horses

Neptune's Horses, Walter Crane


If you have read certain fantasy books, you'd probably wonder if this artwork gave the author the idea of white horses arising out of the river to wash away the evil wraiths.

Tuesday, December 18, 2007

Rhine maidens warn Siegfried

Rhine maidens warn Siegfried, Arthur Rackham

Monday, December 17, 2007

Pirates fighting over treasure

Pirates fighting over treasure, Howard Pyle

In hindsight, I wish I'd picked this one instead.

Sunday, December 16, 2007

Circe and Ulysses

Circe and Ulysses, Edmund Dulac

One can't help but wonder how Circe looks almost Hindu Goddess like.

Saturday, December 15, 2007


Morning, Maxfield Parrish

Also: Poems of Childhood, illustrated by the artist


Yes, yes, Lady K is two days behind, she is catching up, fear not.

Friday, December 07, 2007

Eleven Heads

Eleven Heads, Pavel Filonov

Thursday, December 06, 2007

Flowers of the World Blooming

Flowers of the world Blooming, Pavel Filonov

Wednesday, December 05, 2007


Head, Pavel Filonov

Tuesday, December 04, 2007


Kings , Pavel Filonov

Monday, December 03, 2007

War with Germany

War with Germany, Pavel Filonov

Sunday, December 02, 2007

Magi ( Wise Men)

Magi (Wise Men), Filonov

Saturday, December 01, 2007

East and West

East and West, Pavel Filonov

Officially we are on break. I am making up for the week I missed last month. This week would feature the works of Russian Genius- Pavel Filonov.

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