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The Hand Of Man Vol 16 (DVD)

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Patricia Lown, George Touzenis
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Episode 16 Grosvenor House, Show 3, London William Weston Gallery, London Specialist in 19th century and 20th century printmaking: lithography, etching, engraving, aquatint; An 1895 Lautrec print study for a poster, commissioned by a Chicago Magazine, for a typically Parisian look for the Irish-American Bar on the Rue Royale in Paris; An 1892 Lautrec lithograph of two ladies and a man with a clever manner of focussing on the two women; A Lautrec lithograph of a theatre programme done in 1895. Apter-Fredericks Ltd., Harry Apter, London A pair of magnificent Neo-classical mirrors made in 1770 by John Linnell for Hinwick House, near Woburn; A pair of library chairs made for Scawby Hall, by Gillows around 1810-1820; A beautiful game table, in burr elm, probably made by George Bullock in 1820; A superb satinwood commode of the late 18th century, with decorative floral painting by George Brookshaw. J.H. Bourdon-Smith, London English silver from 1500 to the present: An 1800 Scottish silver bowl for serving hot brandy, with a strainer and its large matching jug and toddy ladle; Being the worlds foremost dealers in early spoons, there is a very large choice: An Apostle spoon made in London in 1529 by William Simpson, part of an extraordinary set, just released for sale by the owner. Because of their enormous value they will be sold individually. Rupert Gentle Antiques, Belinda Gentle, Pewsey, Wiltshire Specialist in domestic metal work: A set of belfries, which were mounted on the backs of cart horses, one to each horse, from which hung bells to warn people from a distance that the horses were approaching down the narrow road; Rupert Gentles book on Domestic Metalwork from 1640 to 1820, revised by Belinda in 1997. The Sladmore Gallery, Edward Horswell, London A superb Degas original wax model of a ballerina looking at the sole of her right foot; A maquette of a horses head, the monumental bronze piece was chosen for mounting outside, above the entrance to the Fair. William Drummond, London Two William James Ferguson watercolours, done at Pompeii in the 1870s; A water colour portrait of William James Ferguson, sitting in a room, by a French artist living in London, Pasquier; An exceptional miniature of a Yacht Captain, painted by Wells in the early part of the 19th century. He gave up painting miniatures when photography came in to use. Gaetan du Chatenet, Paris A naturalist painter, specializing in birds, insects, beetles, bugs and butterflies, Gaetan tells us there are 500,000 species of bugs in the world. He tells us about his work painting the 100 species of butterflies available to him and then moving on to beetles, insects, etc. He shows us some of his remarkable work.

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  • UPC: 889290934253
  • Home Release: 2020-02-18
  • Original Release: 2001
  • Content Provider: Films Around the World
  • Runtime: 48
  • Genre: Documentary
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  • Rating: NR
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  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Disc Format: DVD-5

Cast and Crew

Starring:
Patricia Lown
George Touzenis

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Directed by:
David Amory Lown

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