William Hogarth

A George II Carved Mahogany Side-table Attributed to Giles Grendey courtesy Apter Fredericks, London

18C English Gentleman’s Furniture – Style Nurturing The Soul

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Eighteenth century English gentlemen believed the character of the master of a house can be judged by the manner in which it is arranged decorated and furnished

Marriage

Marriage from Past to Present – Partners in Love & Life Pt 2

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Modern marriage gains its true sacramental nature through the love the couple have for each other and so what really matters is how that is played out over time

George II Chinese-Chippendale Mahogany silver table c1755

Thomas Chippendale – Eighteenth Century English Furniture

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An 18th century village master craftsman, who designed and made furniture in rural Yorkshire Thomas Chippendale (1718 – 1779) was a progressive ambitious chap

Social Profit

Social Profit

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This portrait by England’s great eighteenth century character painter William Hogarth (1697-1764) celebrates the public life of the industrious and liberal middle classes of Georgian England, so as such it is a rare glimpse. The sitter Captain Coram (1668 – 1751) amassed a great fortune in trade as a shipbuilder…